30.09. - 09.10.2021

Jane South Korea 2016 | 104 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Cho Hyun-hoon

CHO HYUN-HOON (*1953) studied film and theatre direction at the university of Hanyang. After a few shorts, he produced his debut feature Jane, which won three prizes at the Busan film festival. 


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"I haven't been an honest girl since the day I was born" confesses So-hyun, before she tells: how her boyfriend dumped her, how, desperate and alone, she was found and taken in by trans woman Jane as one of her "children". How this family then fell apart and So-hyun was alone again. And then she tells another story, about another family, this time without Jane. How much of what she says is true? The stories are connected, have common elements and contradictions. What is fantasy and what reality remains a matter for negotiation in this enigmatic family drama on the edge of Korean society.
Original title: Kkum-eui Jae-in
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Korean
Section: Asia Express
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Cho Hyun-hoon
Screenplay: Cho Hyun-hoon
Cast: Lee Min-ji, Gu Gyo-hwan, Lee Joo-young, Park Hyun-young, Lee Hak-joo
Producer: Baek Jae-ho
Director of Photography: Cho Young-jik
Music: Flash Flood Darlings
Production Design: Lee Hee-jung
Editor: Choi Hyun-sook
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: M-Line Distribution
Production: Seoul Zip Film
Contact: Jamie Seo, M-Line Distribution:


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