Section: Spotlight on Korea Shorts

Spotlight on Korea Shorts

PLAYS WITH: CASUALLY, FOR THE WORSE FANNING GEORGIA HAIRY MONSTER INTERPRETING HYUN-JU JANGMI NOSES ON THE RUN PLOT TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS WORDS OF WISDOM FROM THE RAINBOW STATE

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TAKE ME HOME, COUNTRY ROADS

For the first time in a while, Yu-young and her husband Jeong-do take their child on a family trip to the countryside. They stop at a restaurant, where the couple encounters two friendly and helpful locals, Chun-bae and Seong-bok. When unexpected heavy showers hit town, the husband agrees on a whim to give the two …

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WORDS OF WISDOM FROM THE RAINBOW STATE

Jinyoung Lee Won, a Korean-American journalist, explores the inspiring history of Koreans in Hawai‘i. One hundred and two Koreans landed in Hawai‘i on January 13, 1903. This small and forlorn group made incredible sacrifices for their children and their motherland, and started the influx of Korean culture and heritage on the Hawai‘ian Islands. This 20 …

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NOSES ON THE RUN

In the near future, remote healthcare services have become prevalent. Bohyung, who suffers from chronic allergic rhinitis, receives a very unique treatment in the form of… a nose on the run.

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PLOT

CCTV in the elevator, The dark red sewage from a resident’s garbage bag makes a small puddle on the elevator floor.The man with the garbage bag gets off and residents get into the elevator one by one.An elementary school girl who sees the black and red sewage seeping out of a newspaper which a resident …

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INTERPRETING HYUN-JU

Seonyeong, who is an elementary school teacher, cares about Hyeonju who is always alone. Seonyeong begins to pull her aside, talk with her, and listen to her honest words. But as time goes by, things happen differently from her words…

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JANGMI

Jangmi , Insook, Choong Sik three friends go on a trip. Jangmi wants to have a happy trip, but Jangmi is keep worrying about the relationship between Insook and Chong Sik.

FANNING

On a hot summer day, Haedam, who is blind, calls a repair engineer to fix a broken fan. The repairman leaves, and a woman breaks into Haedam’s house.

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GEORGIA

Based on a true story. When the police refuse to investigate their daughter’s alleged suicide, two computer-illiterate parents decide to design a protest banner.

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HAIRY MONSTER

Soyeong, an aspiring screenwriter who still lives with her mother, finds her mother’s boyfriend Ungseop’s hair irritating. While being pressured by Ungseop to become financially independent, one day, she starts to see a ‘hairy monster’. She tries hard to prove that the horrible monster is in fact her mother’s boyfriend, but only she can see …

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