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    Fighter / Pa-yi-teo

    South Korea, 103', 2020

    age recommendation: 12+

    After a few months of social adjustment training, the North Korean refugee Jina moves to a small studio in Seoul and starts her new life. To bring her father to South Korea, she needs money but no matter how hard she works, the discrimination doesn't let her save enough money. One day the broker introduces her to a boxing gym cleaning job. Seeing young and confident female boxers, Jina feels something burning inside her...

    Jéro YUN

    Born in Busan in 1980, he studied art, photography, and film in Nancy Beaux-art, Paris Arts Décoratifs, and Le Fresnoy. His short documentary "Promise" (2011) won the grand prize at the Asiana International Short Film Festival, and his omnibus short "Pig" (2013) was invited to the Cannes Film Festival and the Busan International Film Festival. His feature documentary "Mrs. B. A North Korean Woman" (2016) won the best documentary award at the Moscow Film Festival and the Zurich Film Festival. The short film "Hitchhiker" (2016) was invited to the Directors′ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival.


    Cast & Crew

    • direction: Jéro YUN
    • screenplay: Jéro Yun
    • cinematography: Chang-wook Lim
    • editing: Jéro Yun
    • music: Su-jin Oh
    • sound: Kyeong-won Seo
    • cast:  Seong-mi Lim, Seo-bin Baek
    • producer:  Min-kyoung KIM
    • production company: Haegrimm Pictures
    • original language:  Korean

    filmography

    • Song Hae 1927 (2020)
    • Beautiful days (2018)
    • Letters (2017)
    • Mrs.B, a North Korean Woman (2016)
    • Hitchhiker (2016)
    • The pig (2013)
    • Looking for North Koreans (2012)
    • Promise (2010)
    • Red Road (2010)
    • In the dark (2009)

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