Korean Classics Invited to Asian Film Festival in France
The Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinemas kicked off its 25th edition on February 5 and is featuring four films from Korea this year. KIM Yuri’s debut work Sub-zero Wind (2018) is screening in competition while three classics spanning from the 1960s to 2001 are featured in other programs.
Sub-zero Wind (2018), which debuted in the Korean Cinema Today-Vision section of last year’s Busan International Film Festival, tells the story of a teenager who lives with her recently remarried mother. One day when she is at home with her new stepfather she is taken advantage of, but when she tries to tell her mother about what happened she doesn’t get the reaction she expects. The film earned the DGK Award in Busan.