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Hong Sang-soo

Introduction (Inteurodeoksyeon)

Official Selection 66' - 2021 - Drama - Dialogue: Korean - Format: DCP
Director: Hong Sang-soo Composer: Hong Sang-soo With: Seok-ho Shin, Park Miiso, Kim Min-hee
Youngho is summoned by his father, who is a doctor. Finding him busy with his patients, one of whom is a famous actor, Youngho has to wait.
Sun 17 Oct
20:30
Studio Skoop 2
Subtitles: English
Wed 20 Oct
22:00
Studio Skoop 1
Subtitles: English
Thu 21 Oct
18:00
Studio Skoop 2
Subtitles: English
“The prolific Korean filmmaker hits all of his regular beats with precision in this richly compact tale of parents trying to guide their young adult children. What’s left out of its few scenes makes how much we come to know and feel about its characters seem miraculous.” - Sight & Sound
Youngho is summoned by his father, who is a doctor. Finding him busy with his patients, one of whom is a famous actor, Youngho has to wait. When his girlfriend Juwon moves to Berlin for her studies, Youngho shows up in the city to surprise her. Through her mother, Juwon has found accommodation at the home of an artist whose beauty intimidates her. Some time later, Youngho goes to lunch with his mother who wants to introduce him to a colleague – it is the same man Youngho met at his father’s clinic. Youngho asks his friend Jeongsoo to accompany him, and after lunch they go to the beach. Youngho falls asleep, and dreams of Juwon. When he wakes up, he braves the considerable cold and goes swimming, while Jeongsoo watches.

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Credits

Director

Hong Sang-soo

Composer

Hong Sang-soo

With

Seok-ho Shin, Park Miiso, Kim Min-hee

Scenario

Hong Sang-soo

Director of Photography

Hong Sang-soo

Editor

Hong Sang-soo

Producer

Hong Sang-soo

Production studios

Jeonwonsa Film

More information

Dialogue

Korean

Subtitles

English

Countries of production

South Korea

Year

2021

Filmography

Hong Sang-soo
The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well (1996), The Power of Kangwon Province (1998), Virgin Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors (2000), On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate (2002), Woman Is the Future of Man (2004), Tale of Cinema (2005), Woman on the Beach (2006), Night and Day (2008), Lost in the Mountains (short, 2009), Like You Know It All (2009), Hahaha (2010), Oki's Movie (2010), List (short, 2011), The Day He Arrives (2011), In Another Country (2012), Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013), Nobody's Daughter Haewon (2013), Our Sunhi (2013), Hill of Freedom (2014), Right Now, Wrong Then (2015), Yourself and Yours (2016), On the Beach at Night Alone (2017), Claire's Camera (2017), The Day After (2017), Grass (2018), Hotel by the River (2018), The Woman Who Ran (2020), Introduction (2021), In Front of Your Face (2021)

Technical Specs

Format
DCP

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