New Perspectives / UK premiere

Han Gong-ju

  • Lee Su-jin /
  • South Korea /
  • 2013 /
  • 112 mins

Chun Woo-hee, Jung In-sun, Kim So-young, Lee Young-lan / Fiction / Korean

A high school girl can't escape from her past.

Han Gong-ju is a quiet young girl whose life abruptly changes. Separated from her parents, she transfers to a new high school and takes up residence in the home of her former teacher's mother, whilst also starting work at the woman's convenience store. Despite her efforts to keep a low profile in school, the shocking truth about her previous life unfolds after her classmates discover her exceptional vocal talent. This debut feature by a promising new director is a film of overwhelming emotional force. [18]

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