Frankfurt am Main |
14 – 22 October 2023
Mon, 16 October 2023,
In an effort to escape her troubled past, Jin Xia, a Chinese woman, marries a Korean man named Lee Seung-hun in exchange for legal status in South Korea. One night, Xia encounters a green-haired girl enveloped in an enigmatic aura and becomes involved in the dangerous world of drug dealing. Attracted to the girl for some inexplicable reason, Xia takes her home and the two end up killing Seung-hun in a not-so-accidental accident. The pair go on the run, but Xia returns to the crime scene to retrieve the drugs the green-haired girl left behind...
Joo Young LEE
Han Shuai is a Chinese film director and screenwriter. Her debut feature "Summer Blur" won the Grand Prix in the Generation Kplus competition section at the 2021 Berlin International Film Festival, the FIPRESCI Award in the New Currents section at the 2020 Busan International Film Festival, Jury Award at the 2020 Pingyao International Film Festival's Feimu Awards section, Best Director and Best Actress for newcomer Huang Tian in the Firebird Young Cinema competition at the 2021 Hong Kong International Film Festival. Han Shuai is also the author of New Impressions Cinema: The Aesthetics of Lou Ye's Films, published by the Phoenix Education Publishing, Ltd. She holds a Ph. D. in Theater and Cinema Studies from the Central Academy of Drama, China.