The Line
KOREAN COMPETITION 3
Director SHIN So-jeong
Country Korea
Year 2016
Running Time 14'49"
Definition/Color Color
Genre Fiction
Introduction
The landlord Mrs. Jung has been taking empathetic care of Mr. Han, a diligent man who is renting a room in her house, for a few years now. However, Mr. Han dies in his room due to his chronic illness. With the dwindling household income, Jung decides to drag the body outside of her doorsteps.
Director
SHIN So-jeong
Born in 1988. She attained a Master's degree after studying at the Dongguk University of Art Film. Her first work Strangers (2012) was invited to a number of international film festival of Korea and overseas both. She was awarded the Grand prize of Aichi International Women's Film Festival(AIWFF). The Line (2016), her 5th work was invited to the official selection of Mise-en-Scène Film Festival(2017) and the Seoul International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival(2017).