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The Weight South Korea 2012 | 107 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2013

rated for 0 + years
Jung works in a mortuary, preparing the dead for burial. At times, he seems to be closer to the dead than to the living, as he flits like a hunch-backed, coughing ghost through the corridors. But Jung applies the same devotion that he dedicates to the dead also to the living, in particular to his adopted brother, who dreams of being a woman. And when the weight of the real world threatens to crush him, he escapes into his own fantasy worlds. A quiet, intense film full of poetry about outsiders, despair, dignity and dreams.
Orig. Title: The Weight
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Korean
Section: Asia Express
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Director: Kyu-hwan Jeon
Screenplay: Kyu-hwan Jeon
Cast: Jae-hyun Cho, Zia
Producer: Mi-ae Choi
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Dae-kwan Choo
Camera: Kim Nam-kyun
Set Designer: Seok-jin Chang
Cutter: Mi-young Kim, Hae-oh Park
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Format: dcp
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World Sales: Finecut
Production: Treefilm
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