Director: Lee Tae-gyeom
Language: VOSE | VOSC
Despite having worked for seven years for the same company, Jeong-eun is suddenly transferred to a subcontracted company. She tries to fit in, but she is new to field work and her colleagues feel comfortable with her. She will go to great lengths to make it there for a year without giving up the thought of returning to headquarters. However, thanks to the help of a rookie she gradually manages to adapt to her new workplace.
During his college days, Lee Tae-gyeom was an actor and directed masked balls and outdoor plays. He then entered the world of filmmaking by making his first documentary 1984: We Sing in a Chorus, about Ulsan shipyard workers. Next, The Road of Revenge, which participated in the short film program of the 31st Seoul Independent Film Festival, is a satirical short film about two immigrants who take revenge on their boss for not paying them what he owed them. His first feature film was Boy Director, which won him the Eyes Award at the Seoul International Youth Film Festival. So far, in all his films, including I Don’t Fire Myself, he focuses on life and work conflicts.