30.09. - 09.10.2021

In Her Place Canada, South Korea 2014 | 116 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Albert Shin

ALBERT SHIN (*1986) grew up as the son of Korean immigrantsin Canada and studied film at York University. After his debut Point Traverse in 2010, In Her Place is his first film made in Korean and in Korea.

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Three nameless women whose fates are connected, somewhere in rural Korea: a mother and her pregnant teenage daughter and a woman from the big city who one day turns up at the mother and daughter's farm. She cannot have children herself, but would like to adopt the girl's child and share the final months of her pregnancy. For the grandmother-to-be, adoption is the best chance of avoiding the shame of an illegitimate child. The apparent win-win situation however quickly develops into a claustrophobic triangle fuelled by a poisonous dynamic of guilt and control mania.
Original title: In Her Place
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Korean
Section: Asia Express
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Albert Shin
Screenplay: Albert Shin, Pearl Ball-Harding
Cast: Yoon Da Kyung, Ahn Ji Hye, Kil Hae Yeon, Kim Sung Cheol, Kim Kyung Ik, Kim Chang Hwan, Moon Chang Gil
Producer: Yoon Hyun Chun, Albert Shin, Igor Drljaca
Director of Photography: Moon Myoung Hwan
Music: Alexandre Klinke
Production Design: Heo Seo Hyung, Choi Young Mi
Editor: Albert Shin
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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World Sales: Elle Driver
Production: TimeLapse Pictures
Contact: Sémira Hedayati, Elle Driver:


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