Directors’ Showcase / UK premiere

With a Girl of Black Soil

  • Jeon Soo-il /
  • South Korea, France /
  • 2007 /
  • 88 mins

Yu Yunmi, Jo Yungjin, Hyunwoo Park, Kang Sooyoun, Yim Jintaik, Yoo Soonchul / Fiction / korean

A South Korean drama infused with the honesty of NeoRealism and Truffaut’s humanism.

The short film Household Gods will be screened with all the showings of With a Girl of Black Soil.

Jeon Soo-il

?Jeon Soo-il was born in 1959 in South Korea and studied theatre and film at Kyungsung University in Pusan, and film direction at the ESRA film school in Paris. Jeon's debut feature, Wind Echoing in My Being (1997) screened in Cannes' Un Certain Regard programme in 1997. The Bird Who Stops in the Air (1999) received the Grand Prize at Fribourg and the NETPAC Award at Pusan in 2000.

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