In Another Country
by Hong Sang-soo
Screenplay: Hong Sang-soo
Cinematographer: Park Hong-yeol, Jee Yune-jeong
Editing: Hahm Sung-won
Sound: Kim Mir
Music: Jeong Yong-jin
Casting: Isabelle Huppert, Yu Joon-sang, Jung Yu-mi, Yoon Yeo-jeong, Moon Seong-kun
Jeonwonsa Film Co
Les Films du camélia
155 rue du faubourg Saint-Antoine
Tel: 0033 1 53 46 66 66
35 mm, Color, 89 min, OV Korean with French subtitles
In a country she does not belong to, a woman, who is never exactly the same nor exactly different, met, meets and will meet the same people in the same place, with a new experience each time.
Lifeguard Yu Junsang supervises the beach during day time and takes care of a barbecue in a small hotel at night. He lives in a tent close to the Mohang-ni Beach. This is where he meets three different Anne. First Anne is a French renowned film-maker who came to visit Jongsoo, her Korean friend also film-maker. She goes to Mohang-ni with him and his pregnant wife. Second Anne is married to a French man executive in the car industry. She travels to Mohang-ni with Mun-soo, her Korean lover who is a film-maker. Third Anne is a very wealthy housewife. Her husband left her to live with a Korean woman. To get over it she goes to Monhang-ni with a lady friend teaching folk arts in Jeonju.
East-West: so far away, so close.