Kim Kkobbi (Korean: 김꽃비; born November 24, 1985) is a South
Korean actress. The syllables of her first name literally means
"flower" (Hangul: 꽃; RR: kkot) and "rain"
(Hangul: 비; RR: bi).
4 Awards and nominations
6 External links
Kim Kkobbi was working as an extra on the 2001 film My Boss, My Hero
when a staffer spotted her and asked her to audition for Jealousy Is
My Middle Name. Thus began her acting career, though for many years
she was relegated to bit parts. Instead she focused on gaining
experience in the indie film scene.
Kim had her breakthrough in 2009 when she starred opposite
Yang Ik-june in the gritty, low-budget drama
Breathless. The film won critical acclaim both at home and
abroad, receiving more than 20 awards from the international festival
circuit, and attracting audiences to theaters in numbers unprecedented
for an indie film. Kim was widely praised for her portrayal of a
spunky high school girl with an abusive past who bonds with a
neighborhood thug, earning her a Best
Actress award from the Las
Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival, Best New
Actress honors from the
Blue Dragon Film Awards and Grand Bell
Awards, and a Best Supporting
Actress nomination from the Asian
Kim's other notable films include the vacation island mystery Magic
and Loss, the lesbian romance Ashamed (also known as Life is
Peachy), the dark and violent animated film The King of
Pigs, and Myselves: The
Actress No Make-Up Project, for which
she and two other indie actresses filmed themselves using camcorders
to document their lives, struggles and dreams. In 2014 she played
the leading role in the Japanese horror film A Record of Sweet
My Boss, My Hero
Saving My Hubby
Jealousy Is My Middle Name
Han Mi-rim, editor's daughter
My Boyfriend Is Type B
High school student 2
This Charming Girl
Female student at private institute 2
Bystanders: Diary of June
Friendly and Harmonious
Regular student customer at food stall 1
The City of Violence
Razor-wielding high school girl
Midnight Ballad for Ghost Theater
also credited as
sound department crew
Not a Girl
The Pit and the Pendulum
Woman at the fruit farm
Close to You
Why Did You Come to My House?
A Green Goodbye: She & Her Mobile
Now I'll Be Brave
Ghost (Be With Me)
segment: "Tarot 2. Attached"
Magic and Loss
Handstand in Space
Where the Lights Shine Low
Be My Guest
The King of Pigs
young Jung Jong-suk/
noraebang employee (voice)
Is There Anybody Out There?
TV Literature "Blazing Sonata"
Life is Peachy
Actress No Make-Up Project
Documentary; also credited as
The Time Vanished
The Sunshine Boys
Audience member 1
It's a Beautiful Day
A Pale Woman
Jeonju International Film Festival VIP
Kundo: Age of the Rampant
Taste in Guys
A Record of Sweet Murder
Journalist Kim So-yeon
A Dangerous Woman
Awards and nominations
Youth Performing Arts Festival
10th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival
2nd Korea Junior Star Awards
Best Newcomer, Movie category
7th Pan Pacific Film Festival
46th Grand Bell Awards
Best New Actress
30th Blue Dragon Film Awards
Best New Actress
4th Asian Film Awards
Best Supporting Actress
46th Baeksang Arts Awards
Best New Actress
^ Quinn, Paul (2 June 2011). "Kim Kkobbi Interview".
^ "KIM Kkobbi". Korean Film Biz Zone. Korean Film Council. Retrieved
^ Lee, Hyo-won (12 April 2009). "Director Yang Shares Life Story in
Breathless". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
^ Park, Sun-young (17 April 2009). "Reality bites, leaving this
filmmaker Breathless". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved
^ Bechervaise, Jason (22 March 2010). "Interview with Kim Kkobbi
(김꽃비)". Koreanfilm.org.uk. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
^ Ki, Sun-min; Park, Sun-young (24 April 2009). "'Breathless' soars as
audiences go indie". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
^ Lee, Hyo-won (16 March 2009). "Korean Indie Film Wins at European
Film Fests". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
^ Lee, Hyo-won (3 December 2009). "Closer to Heaven Couple Win Best
Acting Nods". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 20 July
2015. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
^ "Mother Sweeps Blue Dragon Awards". The Chosun Ilbo. 3 December
2009. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
^ Bourne, Christopher (5 June 2012). "Crossing Borders: A Conversation
Actress and Producer Kiki Sugino, of MAGIC AND LOSS". Twitch
Film. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
^ "Kim Kkobbi Interview - Yubari 2011". Film in Japan. 2 March 2011.
^ Sung, So-young (25 November 2011). "Breaking a taboo, first major
film about the L-word opens in Korea". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived
from the original on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
^ "Newlywed Kim Hyo-jin Returns to Big Screen as Lesbian Lover". The
Chosun Ilbo. 10 December 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
^ Lee, Maggie (7 December 2011). "The King of Pigs: Film Review". The
Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
^ Kim, Seong-hoon (16 May 2012). "Korean Films at Cannes 2012 - The
King of Pigs". Korea Cinema Today. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
^ Lee, Claire (15 August 2012). "Actresses hold mirror to themselves".
The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
^ Lee, Hye-ji (7 May 2013). "
Actress Kim Kkobbi Takes Lead in Japanese
Horror Film". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-05-14.
^ Lee, Hyo-won (30 June 2010). "Actresses shine in not-so-scary
Ghost". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
Kim Kkot-bi on Twitter
김꽃비 (Kim Kkobbi) on
Cyworld (kkobbi) (in Korean)
Kim Kkot-bi (김꽃비) at the Korean Movie Database
Kkobbi Kim on IMDb
Kim Kkobbi (김꽃비) at
Blue Dragon Film Award for Best New Actress
Moon Hee (1965)
Nam Jeong-im (1966)
Kim Chang-sook (1970)
Kim Cheong-ja and Oh Yu-gyeong (1971)
Na Ha-yeong (1972)
Woo Yeon-jeong (1973)
Choi Jin-sil (1990)
Kim Geum-yong (1991)
Oh Yeon-soo (1992)
Oh Jeong-hae (1993)
Jung Sun-kyung (1994)
Lee Ji-eun (1995)
Lee Jung-hyun and Lee Hye-eun (1996)
Jeon Do-yeon (1997)
Kim Yeo-jin (1998)
Lee Jae-eun (1999)
Bae Doona (2000)
Lee Yo-won (2001)
Moon So-ri (2002)
Im Soo-jung (2003)
Soo Ae (2004)
Kim Ji-soo (2005)
Go Ah-sung (2006)
Jung Ryeo-won (2007)
Han Ye-seul (2008)
Park Bo-young and
Kim Kkot-bi (2009)
Lee Min-jung (2010)
Moon Chae-won (2011)
Kim Go-eun (2012)
Park Ji-soo (2013)
Kim Sae-ron (2014)
Lee Yoo-young (2015)
Kim Tae-ri (2016)