KIM JI-YOUNG, BORN 1982
2019 | South Korea
Director: Kim Do-young
Screenwriter: Jo Nam-Joo (novel), Yoo Young-A, Kim Do-Young
Producer(s): Mo Il-Young, Kwak Hee-Jin, Park Ji-Young
Cast: Jung Yu-mi, Gong Yoo
Cinematographer: Lee Sung-Jae
Language(s): Korean, with English Subtitles
Genre: Drama, Social Issues
Synopsis: Kim Ji-young (Jung Yu-mi) is an ordinary woman in her 30s. Previously an ambitious career woman, since giving birth to her daughter she has transitioned into a new life as a stay-at-home mother. One day out of the blue, Ji-Young begins having mysterious episodes. She suddenly shows signs of being inhabited by other people. While Ji-Young has no awareness of the episodes, this turn of events is frightening to her husband and family. As Ji-Young and her family seek a solution to her strange malady, it becomes clear that the more important question is, what has caused it in the first place? Based on the best-selling Korean feminist novel, both the book and film have inspired a new wave of feminism in South Korea.
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