Lioness(es)
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Director HONG Jae-hee
Country Korea
Year 2007
Running Time 21’
Definition/Color HD shot on SUPER 16mm | Color
Genre Fiction
Premier Status World Premiere / 2006 AISFF 사전제작지원작
Introduction
A cattle market in Majang-dong. Jung-hee, a butcher, escapes from her abusive husband, Sungchil, who gambles and even beats her. Neighbors, who pity her situation, suggest that she eat meat to be strong. She tries to eat the meat after watching a TV show about lionesses' hunting.
Director
HONG Jae-hee
She graduated in filmmaking from the School of Film, TV and Multimedia at the Korean National University of Arts. Her film [Dust] (2003) was screened at numerous festivals around the world. [Lovers] (2004) was also screened at [Mise en Scene] Short Film Festival in Korea. [Lioness(es)] was produced by the 2006 AISFF Fund Project, a pre-production support program of the Asiana International Short Film Festival.