2011. South Korea. Lee Sang-cheol, Shin A-ga. 91 min.
Friday, September 21, 2012, 8:00 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
2011. South Korea. Directed by Lee Sang-cheol, Shin A-ga. Screenplay by Shin. With Hwang Jeong-min, Han Song-hee, Kim Mi-hyang. Jesus Hospital’s original title is Korean for “mink coat”—an object that has passed down to a girl who believes she has received a message from god through her grandmother, who is on life support and wishes to die. Set around Christmastime in Seoul, the film delves into the emotional dynamics of a Christian family. One of the best-reviewed and most popular Korean films of the year, Jesus Hospital won the country’s main acting awards for two of its leading actresses, Hwang and Han. In Korean; English subtitles. 91 min.