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No Day Off
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directed by Eric Khoo, 1965- (South Korea and Singapore: Jeonju International Film Festival), 38 mins
A young woman from a small village in Sulawesi, Indonesia, leaves her infant son and husband to work as a maid in Singapore in the hopes of giving her family a better life. The film takes a critical look at the sometimes harrowing conditions under which domestic service workers are forced to live, and the abuses...
directed by Eric Khoo, 1965- (South Korea and Singapore: Jeonju International Film Festival), 38 mins
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DAF
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directed by Bahman Ghobadi, 1969- (Jeonju International Film Festival, 2003), 39 mins
This simple but affecting documentary portrays a rural craftsman who makes a traditional Iranian percussion instrument called a daf. All able-bodied family members participate in the production, including a blind son, whom we see hitching a ride to market with his sister to purchase the sheep skins and wood planks...
directed by Bahman Ghobadi, 1969- (Jeonju International Film Festival, 2003), 39 mins
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Dance With Me to the End of Love
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directed by Yu Lik Wai, 1966- (China: Jeonju International Film Festival), 30 mins
Dance Me to the End of Love director Yu Likwai paints a prophetic cinema of the post-apocalyptic Plastic City, where the extreme weather conditions prohibit any human existence on the ground surface. Near the 50th Periphery, an underground hostel sleeps under this frozen landscape. KIRIN is the doorkeeper of the h...
directed by Yu Lik Wai, 1966- (China: Jeonju International Film Festival), 30 mins
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Like A Desperado Under The Eaves
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directed by Shinji Aoyama, 1964- (Japan: Jeonju International Film Festival), 40 mins
'Like a Desperado Under the Eaves' was originally produced for the 2003 Jeonju Digital Project, which invites submissions by "passionate filmmakers who are competitively searching for the cinematic language at the very edge of film production." Says director Aoyama Shinji: "When I was asked to produce this film, I...
directed by Shinji Aoyama, 1964- (Japan: Jeonju International Film Festival), 40 mins
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Mirrored Mind
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(Jeonju International Film Festival, 2004), 40 mins
"The Mirrored Mind is based on a young woman's post-modern reaction to the disconnection between the plastic city of Tokyo and the illusion of nature. We follow the reflective cinema verite to participate in the psycho-analysis of the digital society. The film successfully engages the audience into the character's...
(Jeonju International Film Festival, 2004), 40 mins
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About Love
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directed by Darezhan Omirbayev, 1958- (South Korea and Kazakhstan: Jeonju International Film Festival), 37 mins
Based on the short story by celebrated Russian novelist Anton Chekov, About Love begins with a chance meeting between Kairat -- an introverted scientist -- and his old school friend Askar at a local shop. After becoming reacquainted with one another, Askar invites Kairat to his home to meet his family. There, K...
directed by Darezhan Omirbayev, 1958- (South Korea and Kazakhstan: Jeonju International Film Festival), 37 mins
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Worldly Desires
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directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 1970-; performed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 1970- and Sompot Chidgasornpongse, 1980- (South Korea and Thailand: Jeonju International Film Festival), 40 mins
This highly eclectic piece of work is a filmic documentation of the shooting of Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's feature film, Tropical Malady (2005). The camera follows the film crew and actors through the jungle, revealing behind-the-scenes activities such as the setting up and dismantling of scenes at...
directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 1970-; performed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 1970- and Sompot Chidgasornpongse, 1980- (South Korea and Thailand: Jeonju International Film Festival), 40 mins
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마법사들
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directed by Song Il-Gon, 1971-; performed by Kyeong-heon Kang, 1977-, Woong-in Jeong, 1971- and Hyeong-seong Jang, 1970- (South Korea: Jeonju International Film Festival), 40 mins
Magician(s) is the name of a band that has broken up because the guitarist, Ja-eun, killed herself 3 years ago. Her boyfriend and the band's drummer, Jae-sung reminisce about her every year on December 31st. Jae-sung and their bassist Myung-soo wait for Ha-young, the vocalist in a desert forest in Kangwondo. It is...
directed by Song Il-Gon, 1971-; performed by Kyeong-heon Kang, 1977-, Woong-in Jeong, 1971- and Hyeong-seong Jang, 1970- (South Korea: Jeonju International Film Festival), 40 mins
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Haze
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directed by Shinya Tsukamoto, 1960-; performed by Takahiro Kandaka, fl. 2002-2005, Takahiro Murase, fl. 1998-2005 and Shinya Tsukamoto, 1960- (South Korea and Japan: Jeonju International Film Festival), 24 mins
A man wakes to find that he is trapped in a space so small he can barely move. Crippled by fear, disoriented, and unable to remember how he came to be in this deadly predicament, the protagonist attempts to find a way out. Forced to navigate over barbed wire and hold on for dear life to a rusty pipe using only hi...
directed by Shinya Tsukamoto, 1960-; performed by Takahiro Kandaka, fl. 2002-2005, Takahiro Murase, fl. 1998-2005 and Shinya Tsukamoto, 1960- (South Korea and Japan: Jeonju International Film Festival), 24 mins
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Twelve Twenty
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directed by Pen-ek Ratanaruang, 1977- (South Korea and Thailand: Jeonju International Film Festival), 30 mins
Before boarding a flight from Bangkok to Berlin, a married man meets a woman who he instantly falls in love with. To his astonishment, the same woman is sitting in the seat next to him. For the next several hours, he watches the young woman with burning interest -- at one point even daring to stroke her cheek as...
directed by Pen-ek Ratanaruang, 1977- (South Korea and Thailand: Jeonju International Film Festival), 30 mins
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