Previously at the ICA - Films
11 Nov 2012
A devoted wife and mother, Soon-ok suddenly learns that she has a terminal illness and is given less than a year to live. She pauses to think about the family she will leave behind: a completely helpless husband, a kind son who cares about nothing except his mother, and a daughter too busy to attend to anything but her own affairs.
Soon-ok begins to prepare a gift for her family - the opportunity to bring them together for a final farewell. Once fractured and separated, the family comes to learn that death does not have to be the antithesis of life, but can be its affirmation and awakening.
There is a Q&A after the film with lead actress Yoon Suk-hwa.
Dir. Kim Tae-gyun, South Korea, 2012, 109 mins.