• Dir: Hong Sang-soo

  • South Korea, 2021, Korean, 66mins, DCP

  • Cast: Shin Seok-ho, Park Mi-so, Kim Young-ho, Kim Min-hee

Indie auteur Hong Sang-soo ruminates on parents’ effect on their children’s life choices with this guilefully featherweight drama. Through three distinctive sections built essentially on three hugs, viewers are introduced to Youngho and Juwon, a pair of young lovers whose relationship is diverted by personal ambitions. Though their respective parents try to push them along via introductions to other people, the two lovers insist on navigating their own way. Told with Hong’s typically minimalist style, the film will hit home for fans and those standing at the crossroads of life.


Berlin International Film Festival: Silver Bear for Best Screenplay


    In-theatre Screening

    • Full House2021-08-21 (Sat)
      Full House2021-08-26 (Thu)


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