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21th
Korean Competition for Shorts
Walking Backwards
Director_ BANG Sungjun
Korea 2020 33min DCP color shorts Fiction
Review

32-year-old Siheon, a delivery worker at Eurwangni Beach, is soon to be a college student. One day, as he is congratulated by the aunties at the restaurant, a Japanese man approaches and informs him his mother is dead. 30-year-old Ryota is the son of Siheon’s mother who left young Siheon and have a new family of her own in Japan. The brothers who met for the first time and Siheon’s friend Yejin head to Siheon’s old house in Chinatown where his mother’s trinkets are buried. Reflecting on the hidden life of the family that one parted is a common theme of director BANG Sungjun’s work. In his short ''About Magnolia'' (2017), the son connects with his father’s spirit, and in ''Passing Over The Hill'' (2018), the mother discovers her dead son’s poem and finds the warmth to continue living. ''Walking Backwards'' is a road movie that looks back on the childhood that Siheon has turned away. The director’s affection toward Incheon where he has filmed most of his works reminds us again how beautiful this city is. [NA Wonjeong]

CREDIT
  • DirectorBANG Sungjun
  • ProducerRHEE Yoonjoo
  • ScriptBANG Sungjun
  • CinematographyKIM Youngkook
  • Production DesignPARK Sumin
  • MusicJIN Daewon
  • EditorHAN Jiyoun, SHIN Yongsik
  • SoundKIM Juhyun
CastWOO Jihyeon, MOON Hyein, CHOI Munki
DIRECTOR
BANG Sungjun
Graduated from Chung-Ang University, Film Department. He won the Best Film award at the Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival and the Grand Prize at the Asiana International Short Film Festival for ''Passing Over the Hill'' (2018).
Jeonju Office

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T. (063)231-3377