Friday 24th February 1:00 PM - Theatre By The Lake
In Front of Your Face
DetailsDirector: Hong San-soo Country: South Korea
Cert: 12A Year: 2021 Length: 85 mins
Former actress Sangok (Lee Hyeyoung) is back in Seoul, after living abroad for many years. She stays with her sister Jeongok (Cho Yunhee) in her high-rise apartment and seem to share most of their lives. The siblings sleep late, have breakfast in a café and visit a restaurant owned by Jeongok's son. But through the details of the day (a spill on her blouse, an encounter at her childhood home), it becomes clear that there is much she is not revealing. These mysterious circumstances seem to have something to do with her decision to meet with film director Jaewon (Kwon Haehyo) to discuss her return to acting.
Thanks to Verve Pictures
In Front of Your Face is a mysterious, gentle piece of work, unworldly and effortless
Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
Heady promises are made, erotic currents simmer, and time becomes tangible, the conversation and characters so authentic the screen almost breathes.
The Arts Desk