The Secret Within Her Mask
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 2
Director ROH Doek
Country Korea
Year 2005
Running Time 18’
Color/B&W 35mm
Genre Fiction
Introduction
Ballerina ‘Jung’ always wears a mask to hide her facial hairs. Everyone around her, including her boyfriend Goo-chul, recommends her against having a dangerous hair removal surgery yet reluctant to face her without the mask. Eventually she decides to take it. At the very last second in the operation room, she realizes something she’s been denying all along.
Director
ROH Doek
Born in 1981, graduated Seoul Institute of the Art as a Film Art major in 2001. Directed short films such as “Cheat”, “The End”, and “The Ice Bar”