MERMAID MOTHER
SHORT DRAWS KOREA:
Director OH Tae-don
Country Korea
Year 2010
Running Time 13'
Color/B&W Color
Genre Fiction
Premier Status World Premiere
Introduction
A young boy believes his mother has become a mermaid after her death. A fortuneteller told the grandmother to keep the urn in the house in order to protect him. But he thinks she has trapped his mother within the urn, not allowing her to return to the Mermaid Palace where she can be free.
Director
OH Tae-don
She graduated from Seoul Woman’s University and Yonsei Graduate School of Communication & Arts. She currently works at Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts as a faculty member and attending Sogang University for Ph.D. She directed a number of documentary films.