Directed by Kim Dong-hyun (김동현)
Screenplay by Kim Dong-hyun (김동현)112min | Release date in South Korea : 2009/06/04
Jin-wook is a North Korean defector who has just completed education at the center for North Korean adjustment to South Korean life. After moving into his first Seoul apartment, Jin-wook goes out to a wholesale market to buy blankets and his shocked at the excessives of South Korean capitalism. Getting lost on the way home, he asks for help from Hye-jeong, who doesn’t know where Jin-wook’s apartment is either. The two end up wandering all night long. On another day, Jin-wook meets Ting-woon, an illegal immigrant from Vietnam on his way to Pusan to see his ex-girlfriend, a meeting that turns out to be an ill-fated reunion. That night Jin-wook and Ting-woon had a heart-to-heart talk in a motel even though Ting-woon is not capable of speaking Korean...
International Film Festivals
2008 Film Independent's Los Angeles Film Festival, International Showcase
2008 Focus on Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival , New and Topical Films
2008 Lyon Asian Film Festival, Feature Film
2008 International Film Festival Rotterdam , Sturm und Drang
2008 Mill Valley Film Festival,
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