Korean retrospective : Awarded films of the SESIFF

1 May 2018 – 20:00 – Flagey

5 May 2018 – 21:30 – Vendôme

Discover new paths! Let’s go to Korea with two retrospectives: one program for the awarded short films from the SESIFF (Seoul International Extreme-Short Image of Film Festival) and another one will promote the film of the students from the KAFA (Korean Academy of Film Arts).

Money Bag

Kim Sun-ung

Money Bag
Country South Korea
Genre Fiction
2011 @en - 4'58'' - Color
The lady who has a black bag is sitting on the bench to take a bus in empty terminal. A man who appears suddenly steals quickly the lady’s black bag and runs away.

Bargain

Lee Chung-hyun

Bargain
Country South Korea
Genre Fiction
2016 - 14'06'' - Color
A middle-aged man takes a high school girl to a motel room and bargains with her about the payment for sex. He argues for a discount on the grounds that she is not a virgin. At a loss, the girl agrees.

Running Boy

Lee Dae-young

Running Boy
Country South Korea
Genre Fiction
2015 @en - 14'56'' - Black & White
A boy, a North Korean defector, plays the Korean traditional drum in South Korea. He begins to recall the memory of his mother.

Bad Plan

Myeong Sejin

Bad Plan
Country South Korea
Genre Fiction
2017 - 11'52'' - Color
Suyeon has struggled to settle down but a long-term recession is getting worse. Only loneliness, depression and anger remain to her. One day, she picked up a pot. It is hard to live as a human. Suyeon wants to be a plant like the pot.

Communicate

Erick Oh

Communication
Country South Korea
Genre Animation
2011 @en - 1'39'' - Color
By covering the whole history of communication and media, 'Communicate' shows how humankind has been interacting with one another to reach the true answer of life which is illustrated as a red ball.

My Father’s Room

Jang Nari

My Father's Room
Country South Korea
Genre Animation
2017 - 8'16'' - Black & White
She was abused by her father during her childhood. Since he left, the pain and anger had begun to fade. One day, unexpectedly, she is struck by a revelation about her father's life that casts her feelings about him into confusion.

Familyship

Yoon Hye-ryum

Familiship
Country South Korea
Genre Fiction
2009 @en - 4'02'' - Color
A kid full of fear. A gun aimed at his head. The gun is held by his mother. Tension rises. She is about to pull the trigger.

Janus

Kim Sung-hwan

Janus
Country South Korea
Genre Fiction
2014 - 15'14'' - Color
On a snow-covered road, a couple hits a kid with a car by accident. After a fight, the woman locks herself in the car and calls the police, while the man threatens her to come out and help him hide the body.

The Boy

Jung Ji-yeon

The Boy
Country South Korea
Genre Fiction
2014 - 12'26'' - Color
Every day on his way to work, a man steals a look at a boy living in the neighborhood. He can't help gazing at the boy’s beautiful face.

A Race

Hyunzo Kim

A Race
Country South Korea
Genre Fiction
2013 @en - 5'26'' - Color
While riding a bicycle, Seul found a guy named Chan who is just her style. But Chan makes some mistakes. Sulky Seul runs forward and Chan reaches to her again. A dingdong race just has started.

Love Potion

Kim Hyun-kyu

Love Potion
Country South Korea
Genre Fiction
2012 @en - 8'59'' - Color
A wife prepares dinner and invites her husband. The wife confesses a crime that she has committed to her husband whom she hasn’t seen in 6 months. He will now endure the final suffering that he has never before experienced.