2008. South Korea. Written and directed by Roh Gyeong-tae. With Kim Sun-young, Phuong Thi Bich, Jung Du-won. In this austere sophomore feature by one of Korea’s most experimental filmmakers, a transgender Korean installation artist finds a bride in the Philippines. When a young man who believes he was adopted from the Philippines enters the couple’s lives, questions of national and gender identity come to the fore. In Korean; English subtitles. 90 min.
Screening as part of Yeonghwa: Korean Film Today
Trailer courtesy of the filmmaker
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