NETFLIX TO PRODUCE HEART-WARMING SERIES MOVE TO HEAVEN, DEPICTING LIFE AND EMOTIONS OF TRAUMA CLEANER
SEOUL, Sept 23, 2019 - Netflix Inc., the world’s leading Internet entertainment service, announced that it will produce a new Korean original series Move to Heaven.
It is a story of Gu-ru who has Asperger’s syndrome and his uncle Sang-gu. The two meet through the death of Gu-ru’s father and end up running a trauma cleaning business together. Working as trauma cleaners, both Gu-ru and Sang-gu uncover various stories of the deceased while experiencing different emotions and sentiments toward life, death and family.
The series is inspired by a nonfiction essay Things Left Behind (no English title available; roughly translated from the Korean title 떠난 후에 남겨진 것들), written by professional trauma cleaner Kim Sae-byul.
Move to Heaven is directed by Kim Sung-ho, who is well known for his humanistic approach in the film How to Steal a Dog, and written by Yoon Ji-ryun whose works include such dramas as Boys Over Flowers and Angel Eyes.
Move to Heaven will launch exclusively on Netflix.
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