Netflix has revealed the premiere date and the first teaser (watch above) for its Korean original series, “Move to Heaven.” The heartwarming story of ‘Move to Heaven’ will arrive on Netflix on May 14th, 2021, worldwide.
“Move to Heaven” is a Netflix Original Series about Geu-ru, a young man with Asperger’s syndrome, and Sang-gu, who suddenly finds himself as Geu-ru’s guardian. The two work as ‘trauma cleaners,’ a group of people clearing out the last possessions of the deceased and uncovering stories that are left behind. Geu-ru and Sang-gu join hands to help the final move of those who have passed away and deliver their messages to loved ones.
The official logline says, "We are trauma cleaners," Every death has a story to tell, We light your untold stories so they can live on, We'll now begin to help you with your final move. Move to Heaven. Below is the Key Art & Poster for the series.
The teaser trailer starts with Geu-ru and Sang-gu at the place of the deceased. “I am Han Geu-ru, a trauma cleaner. I’ll begin to help you with your final move.” With this declaration, the two go through one by one the cherished possessions of the deceased. As the space of someone who no longer exists slowly gets emptied out of the traces of a life lived, the yellow box of Move to Heaven gets carefully filled up. Geu-ru and Sang-gu deliver the last stories from the people who have passed away that are left behind, offering with the final words of farewell much comfort and empathy.
“Move to Heaven” is an inspiring story based on a nonfiction essay Things Left Behind written by Kim Sae-byul who is also one of the first trauma cleaners in Korea. Director Kim Sung-ho and writer Yoon Ji-ryun team up to present diverse stories left behind of those who passed away told from the honest and unbiased perspective of Geu-ru who has Asperger syndrome.
The show has received attention for its lineup of cast members who are known to bring sincerity and passion to their roles: Lee Je-hoon, Tang Jun-sang, and Hong Seung-hee as well as Ji Jin-hee and Lee Jae-wook who make special appearances.
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