Followed by a digitalQ&A with the director
Mrs. B., a North Korean woman, was forcibly sold to a Chinese farmer by her smugglers. To earn a living in China and help her family, who remained in North Korea, Mrs. B. turned to drug trafficking. She succeeds in getting her husband and sons smuggled into South Korea and then leaves herself with a group of illegal migrants to join her children at last. As soon as she crosses the border into South Korea, her life takes a completely unexpected turn…
Jero Yun (Busan, South Korea) studied art, photography, and film in France. His short documentary Promise (2011) won the grand prize at the Asiana International Short Film Festival, and his short The 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 Moscow Film Festival and the Zurich Film Festival. The short film Hitchhiker (2016) was invited to the Directors′ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival.
Rue Ravenstein 23 1000 BRUSSELS
- Subtitles: English
(KR, 2016, 71')