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Director: Yuri Kim
Year: 2018
Duration: 109′
Language: VOSC
Genre: Drama

A young Young-hua is afflicted with the burden and insecurities of abandonment, when her father suddenly disappears without any explanation after the divorce of her parents. However, Young-ha is the best daughter she can be, always supporting her mother, who works hard to support her second husband. She also tries to console her cousin and best friend Mi-jin, who is sent away to an uncle after losing her family. One day, an unexpected event brings everything down and puts the whole family in grave danger. “Sub-zero wind” centers around two young girls forced to adapt and overcome struggles and hardships at an early age. The film won the Directors Guild of Korea Award at the Busan International Film Festival 2018.

Yuri Kim is a South Korean filmmaker graduated with a degree in Film Making from Kyungsung University in Busan. After graduation, she has been working on commercial and independent features and has been making several short films including “How Long Has That Door Been Open?”, which received the Grand Prize in the Korean Shorts competition at the 2014 Jeonju International Film Festival. “Sub-Zero Wind” is her first feature film as director.


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