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Resilience (회복의 길)

회복의 길 (Hoi-bok-eui Gil)

Directed by Tammy Chu (태미 추)

Documentary

75min | Release date in South Korea :

"Resilience" is a co-production between South Korea and the USA

Each year, thousands of children are sent to the West for adoption. South Korea has sent more children than any other country, an estimated 200,000 over the past 55 years. Despite being one of the world’s strongest economies, it continues to do so. With every new family created by adoption, another family gets torn apart.

A story of loss and separation, Resilience is a character-driven documentary that takes a unique look at international adoption from the perspective of a Korean birth mother and her American son. A single story among the thousands of stories untold, the film follows the remarkable journey of Myungja as she reconnects with her son Brent (Sung-wook) after 30 years apart. Through their initial reunion on national television to subsequent meetings and departures, they attempt to build a relationship amidst family betrayal and the legacy of adoption. But with so many obstacles--language, culture, distance, and unspoken loss--can two strangers find a way to become mother and son?

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Resilience | Cast

  • No Myunja (노명자)
    As
    Self, Mom
    (본인, 엄마)
  • Brent (브렌트)
    As
    Self, Son
    (본인, 아들)

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  • [Korea Today] A peculiar family portrait, not yet complete

    2010/09/29, Source,
    Filmmaker documents post-adoption family reunion By Lee Hyo-won In any given fairytale, heroes overcome obstacles to arrive at a rewarding finale, but the lingering question remains — what happens in the happily ever after part? It's been 60 years since the Korean War (1950-53) broke out, but its remnants continue to haunt: beginning with war orphans, some 200,000 children were sent for international adoption. Television programs here frequently feature adoptees sharing their life story in a 30-second recap to search for their birth families and have dramatic reunions,...More
  • [Chuseok] English-subtitled films to catch eyes

    2010/09/20, Source,
    By Lee Hyo-won

    The nation's biggest holiday means migrating to hometowns en masse for Seoulites, but for some local residents it might mean trying to find something to do in the eerily vacant city,...
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  • PIFF announces supported projects
    2008/08/13, Source,
    The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) disclosed the selected projects to receive support from the 2008 Asian Cinema Fund (ACF). The fund consists of three categories, namely: Development, Post-production, and documentary. PIFF selected 27 film projects from Korea and other Asian countries.
    ,...
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 Produced by
 Tammy Chu (태미 추)
Staff
Technics
75 min HD 16/9
Web site
www.resiliencefilm.c...
Festival(s) & award(s)
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Airing dates : 2010/09/30

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