A Bedsore

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A Bedsore
(YOK-CHANG)

by Shim Hye-jung

South Korea

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Director: Shim Hye-jung

Script: Shim Hye-jung

Cinematographer: Hwang Seungyoon

Editing: Lee Hakmin

Sound: Lim Hyun-kyu

Music: Kwon Sung-mo

Cast: Kim Jong-gu, Kang Ae-simeon, Jeon Guk-hyang, Kim Do-young, Kim Jae-rok, Lee Jae-in, Kwon Mi-a

Production: KIM Sun-tae
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Contact:
Hyunwoo Shim
hwooshim@gmail.com
tél. +82 10 8536 1335

Year: 2018

Screening: 2020

DCP, Color, 109 min, 
OV Korean with English and French Electronic Subtitles

Jeonju Film Festival 2019

French Premiere

Gang Chang-sik, a retired civil servant, lives with his wife, Na Gilsoon, who was struck by a cerebral haemorrhage a few years ago, and her carer, Yu Soo-ok, a Korean Chinese woman and illegal immigrant. One day, a bedsore develops on Na Gilsoon’s body. Even through Na Gilsoon is in poor shape, Yu Soo-ok insists on taking time off on weekends. Gang Chang-sik realises Yu Soo-ok has found a romantic interest. Later, he trails her to a dance hall and sees her dancing with a man. He can’t tell if he is gripped by jealousy or a sense of loss. Some time later, Yu Soo-ok decides to quit her job in order to enter a sham marriage so that she can get a new visa.

“A Bedsore” explores the characters’ delicate psychology as well as some incidents related to various issues such as older people, immigrant workers, marriage, and patriarchal traditions. As a result, the film seeks to reveal a cross section of society and offer a chance for us to confront our ontological concerns.

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