What a Man Wants

What a Man Wants (Korean바람 바람 바람; RRBalam Balam Balam) is a 2018 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Lee Byeong-heon. It stars Lee Sung-min, Shin Ha-kyun, Song Ji-hyo and Lee El.[3][4]

What a Man Wants
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Theatrical release poster
Hangul바람 바람 바람
Revised RomanizationBalam Balam Balam
LiterallyWind Wind Wind
Directed byLee Byeong-heon
Written byJang Kyu-sung
Lee Byeong-heon
Produced byKim Chul-yong
Lee Min-su
StarringLee Sung-min
Shin Ha-kyun
Song Ji-hyo
Lee El
CinematographyNoh Seung-bo
Edited byJeong Gye-hyeon
Nam Na-yeong
Music byKim Tae-seong
Hive Mediacorp
Distributed byNext Entertainment World
Release date
  • April 5, 2018 (2018-04-05)[1]
Running time
100 minutes
CountrySouth Korea
Box officeUS$9.1 million[2]


Set against the backdrop of Jeju Island, the film follows four people seeking adventure and finding the loves of their lives.


A womanizer and older brother of Mi-young
An aspiring chef and submissive husband
Bong-soo's wife and Seok-geun's younger sister
A woman whom Bong-soo is attracted to
Seok-geun's wife


Filming began on March 13, 2017.[5][6]


The film was released in local cinemas on April 5, 2018.[7][8]


  1. ^ "CONTENTS PANDA Presents THE VANISHED at EFM". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  2. ^ "What a Man Wants (2018)". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  3. ^ "- '바람바람바람', 이병헌 표 코미디에 이성민X신하균X송지효X이엘 가세텐아시아". hankyung.com. 3 March 2017. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  4. ^ "이성민·신하균·송지효·이엘, '바람 바람 바람' 출연". chosun.com. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  5. ^ koreaportal (4 March 2017). "Song Ji Hyo Stars In New Film 'Wind Wind Wind' As 'Running Man' Undergoes Timeslot Changes". koreaportal.com. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  6. ^ "LEE Sung-min and SHIN Ha-kyun Blow into WIND WIND WIND". koreanfilm.or.krn.
  7. ^ Kim, Ha-jin (5 March 2018). 이병헌 감독 신작 ‘바람 바람 바람’, 뭘해도 외로운 어른들의 코미디..메인 포스터 공개. Ten Asia (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-03-09.
  8. ^ '바람 바람 바람' 어른들을 위한 코미디, 메인 예고편 공개. SE Daily (in Korean). 8 March 2018. Retrieved 2018-03-09.

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