Blackpink: Light Up the Sky A Netflix Documentary on K-Pop Group That Shines Bright

Blackpink: Light Up the Sky A Netflix Documentary on K-Pop Group That Shines Bright
Blackpink: Light Up the Sky A Netflix Documentary on K-Pop Group That Shines Bright

Last Updated on October 14, 2020 by Amrit Chatterjee

Blackpink: Light Up the Sky The 2020 Documentary movie based on a South Korean music group name Blackpink and it premiered on October 14, 2020, on Netflix.

Directed by Carolina Suh, the series mainly focused on the Blackpink band group. It revolved around the bandmates and their journey to achieve stardom. The series was released just days after their debut album release, and so far, the fans’ response has been great.

The director, Caroline Suh, successfully blends in the real authentic stuff that is happening with the gang’s members and the group’s footage with separate interviews with its members: Jisoo, Jennie, Lisa, and Rosé.  

Among the band members, Jisoo and Jennie were born and raised in South Korea. Lisa is from Thailand, and Rosé is from New Zealand. Being a director, Suh was successful in tracing each of their early childhood lives. She also revealed their singular characteristics and styles on the screen. 

Blackpink: Light Up the Sky Plot

This show emphasizes band members’ individuality and their tenacity. It stresses their value especially being a part of the business, known for cutting its artists into glossy products.

Suh starts the documentary in 2016, on the day that YG Entertainment, one of South Korea’s most prominent music company debuted Blackpink at a news conference.

It also follows the pains and distress of being a K-pop star. The show featured the band’s early days. It covered right from their group’s recording process to their historic 2019 Coachella performance.

The cast includes Black Pink’s Jisoo Kim, Jennie Kim, Roseanne Park, and Lalisa Manoban, as the main leads. The documentary also featured Teddy Park, the record producer, Jessie Yeo, the Pilates instructor, Myungsun Lee, the makeup artist, and Joe “Vince” Rhee, the record producer.

Blackpink Light Up the Sky Cast
Blackpink Light Up the Sky Cast: Jisoo Kim Jennie Kim, Roseanne Park, and Lalisa Manoban

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Blackpink: Light Up the Sky Release Date and Where To Watch?

Blackpink: Light Up the Sky was released globally on Netflix on October 14, 2020. The responses from the fans have been overwhelming so far, and IMDb rated it 8.6. Meanwhile, numerous fans heaped praise on the for its stellar job in introducing Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa as individuals.

Seemingly designed for American audiences, the documentary starts with American anchors, from Michael Strathairn to Stephen Colbert, introducing the group before joining their Korean counterparts.

The documentary follows the K-Pop band from their early childhood days to their Superhit domestic debut in 2019 Coachella performance. The documentary has a run time of approximately 79 minutes. However, the series’ director Caroline Suh still managed to add all the critical aspects, which made the band so successful to end with Coachella ultimately working as a logical endpoint.

Three years after that tense introduction to the world, an event the group’s members recollect in exquisite detail. Suh attains Blackpink hurdling approaching the next big step; the members then prepare to deal with an intense schedule up ahead.

As the ladies respond to basic questions about their work and personal lives, it was not initially apparent that “Blackpink: Light Up the Sky” will offer up more than just recorded answers and acknowledgments.

Then de facto leader Jennie sighs about forever feeling “halfway there” till the next show or to the following albums, or the next whatever, and swiftly, it seems as if Suh revealed some remarkable and unexpected insight on these beautiful and talented young individual’s lives.

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