South Korea


Director: Kim Hee Jung
Year: 2020
Duration: 85′
Language: VOSE / VOSC
Genre: Drama

Mi-Ra just got divorced. She has been living in France for the last two decades and is about to celebrate her 50th birthday. She believes that the time has come to return to Korea, where she will be reunited with her childhood friends Yeong-Eun and Seung-Woo. But time does not pass in vain and it is inevitable to experience the culture shock in that country she abandoned at one point in her life. One night in a bar, Mi-Ra goes to the bathroom and when she returns she realizes that something has changed. She has gone back nineteen years in time and is now reliving the night of her farewell, before leaving for France.

Kim Hee Jung (1970, South Korea) studied drama at the Seoul Institute of Arts and the Lodz National Film Institute. In 2006, she was awarded a residency at the Cannes Film Festival. She made her directorial debut with the film Girl Thirteen (2007) and is known for her way of portraying simple and sensitive characters. She has participated in several film festivals, including Tokyo Filmex.


Friday 27th November