<i>Hwa-cha (Helpless)</i>. 2012. South Korea. Written and directed by Byun Young-joo
  • Helpless

    2012. South Korea. Byun Young-joo. 117 min.

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 4:30 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • Helpless

    2012. South Korea. Written and directed by Byun Young-joo. From the novel All She Was Worth by Miyabe Miyuki. With Lee Sun-kyun, Kim Min-hee, Cho Seong-ha, Kim Byeol. When a woman disappears just before her wedding, her hapless fiancée enlists his detective cousin to find her, and they find unsettling answers in a corrupt economic system. This surprising thriller, adapted from a Japanese bestseller by a filmmaker best known for feminist nonfiction films, provides an original perspective on debt. In Korean; English subtitles. 117 min.

In the Film exhibition Yeonghwa: Korean Film Today

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