Lim Seung-hyeun / Korea


Cinemes Girona

05-11-2022, 20:30 h.

Film Information

Year: 2020

Duration: 82'

Language: VOSE

Genre: Drama


The young couple Han-gyeol and Go-woon are staying in a Sauna with their son Woo-rim. One day, Woo-rim gets badly hurt and to save hospital bills, Han-gyeol enters an empty house of the old lady he got to know while working on delivery. It’s a perfect home for the family but they can’t stay there forever. The sweet dream will end when the old lady comes back from trip.


LIM Seung-hyeun (1987, South Korea) was educated at the Graduate School of Cinematic Content at Dankook University. His short film For Elise (2018) was screened at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival. His first feature, Homeless (2020), is about the terrible housing situation in Korea. According to a Korea Statistics report in 2018, 22.6 percent of youths living alone suffer from poor housing, and in Seoul the number escalates to 37.2 percent due to the high cost of living. During his own youth, filmmaker Lim was no stranger to this problem. The film won the CGV Arthouse Award at the 21st Jeonju International Film Festival.