South Korea/France
137 minutes

A small-town Korean grandmother signs on for a poetry course at the moment she finds her sullen grandson is involved in the suicide of a school mate. Hauntingly delicate, quietly mesmerising melodrama of morality that is exquisitely performed and handled.

Starring Yun Jung-hee; Lee David, Kim Hira. 
Directed and written by Lee Chang-dong; produced by Lee Joon-dong; director of photography (colour), Kim Hyun-seok; production designer, Sihn Jeom-hui; costume designer, Lee Choong-yeon; film editor, Kim Hyun.
A Unikorea presentation, in association with Diaphana Distribution, Next Entertainment World and KTB, of a Pine House Film production. (World sales, Fine Cut.)
Screened: distributor advance press screening, Medeia King 1, Lisbon, February 23th 2011. 


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