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THE POET AND THE BOY (2017)
  • Director KIM Yang-hee
    Year 2017
    Status Completed
    Genre drama
    Starring YANG Ik-june, JEON Hye-jin, JUNG Ga-ram
    Running Time 110 min.
    Country of Production Korea
    Festival & Awards 2017 Jeonju Int’l Film Festival - Jeonju Cinema Project
    2017 Toronto Int’l Film Festival - Discovery
    2017 Tokyo Int'l Film Festival - World Focus
    2018 Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
    2018 Gender Bender festival - Special Mention - Fiction film category of the Young Film Critics Award
    Synopsis A poet in his late 30s, who has spent all his life in Jeju Island, lives off his sturdy wife. Despite his wife's constant nagging about his inability as a breadwinner, all he does is thinking about and writing poetry. One day, the poet meets a teenage boy working at a donut shop and helplessly develops feelings he has never had before.
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