30.09. - 09.10.2021

Gull South Korea 2020 | 75 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2020

Kim Mi-jo

KIM MI-JO (*1989) studied Film at Dankook University in South Korea. "Gull" is her graduation film and simultaneously her full-length feature debut and was awarded one of the main prizes at this year’s festival in Jeonju, South Korea.

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[⏵] In her impressive debut film, director Kim Mijo takes on a subject that in South Korea is a highly controversial taboo: #metoo in Seoul. Obok is a middle-aged woman who has worked for decades in a market in Seoul. She expects nothing more from life than a secure income and a few simple pleasures: a few glass of soju here, a foot massage there. One evening, Obok is raped by a colleague. When she goes to the police, she experiences what many women all over the world experience: they don’t believe her, she is avoided as an attention-seeking trouble-maker or stigmatised as the actually guilty party in the attack.
Original title: Gal-mae-gi
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Korean
Section: Asia Express
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Kim Mi-jo
Screenplay: Kim Mi-jo
Cast: Jeong Ae-hwa, Kim Byung-choon, Lee Jang-you, Ko Seo-heui, Kim Ga-bin
Producer: Jeong Young-hwan
Director of Photography: So Seong-seop
Music: Kim Mi-jo
Production Design: Choi Seong-young, Heo Hae-min
Editor: Kim Mi-jo
Sound: Kim Si-hyun
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: M-Line Distribution
Production: Dankook Graduate School of Cinematic Content (DGC);Tiger Cinema
Contact: Jin Park, M-Line Distribution:


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