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  • Director
    PARK Jung-bum
  • Year
    2019
  • Nationality
    Korea
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Status
    Completed
  • Starring
    PARK Jung-bum, MOON Ye-ji
  • Running Time
    166min
  • Festival & Review
    • 2020 International Film Festival Rotterdam-Voices
      2019 Busan International Film Festival-Panorama




    • SYNOPSIS
      Fruitless effort to save the girl out of misery, this is the proof of my existence. 

      Belonging to nowhere, Jung-cheol lives alone in a deep mountain like a non-existent being. One day, he hears a song that Ji-soo sings in a town square. Attracted by her voice, Jung-cheol follows behind her, and observes her everyday life, and learns how she has been. When Jung-cheol tries to help her out of the situation, Ji-soo suddenly disappears with Jung-cheol’s money. Desparate Jung-cheol looks for her everywhere only to find that now she belongs to somewhere that Jung-cheol can’t take her out; a brothel. 
    • DIRECTOR INFO
      • Born in 1976, PARK Jung-bum, who graduated from Yonsei University with a major in physical education and dreamed of becoming a physical education teacher, entered the film industry by winning the grand prize at the Yonsei Film Festival for his short film in 2000. The 16-millimeter short film, directed and starring in 2001, was invited to the Busan International Film Festival's Wide Angle section and the Seoul Independent Film Festival that year. Later, he went to Dongguk University's Graduate School of Video and began studying movies in earnest. In 2008, he won the Special Jury Prize at the 7th Mise en scene Short Film Festival for his short story <125 JEON SEUNG-CHUL>, which is the predecessor of , and was the assistant director of Lee Chang-dong's work, . He directed and . was world-premiered at 2010 Busan International Film Festival and won both the New Currents Award and the FIPRESCI Award. Presents his 2nd film through Jeonju Digital Project 2014, tells the story of a man working in a construction site of an unfavorable condition and being worn out as times goes by. is his third feature and it won Special Jury Prize in 2019 Locarno International Film Festival.
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