MRS. B, A NORTH KOREAN WOMAN
Wife. North Korean. Mother. Smuggler. Woman. Mrs B. is all these things and more.
This uncommun woman’s life is told through an uncommun project including a documentary feature, an interactive documentary and a feature film.
Mrs B. leaves China and the man who bought her to be his wife. She needs to go to South Korea and be reunited with her sons. But Intelligence Services add “Potential Spy” to the list. Caught between two countries and two families, will she find her true self ?
Script: Jero Yun • Direction: Jero Yun • Coproduction: Sum (South Korea)
Partners: BCPF Foundation Grant – South Korea • Busan Cultural Foundation Grant – South Korea • Jeonju Film Festival – Audience Award • CNC – New Media Support – France • CNC & Institut Français – World Cinema Support (Aide aux Cinémas du Monde) – France • IDFA Forum Central Pitch 2014 – Netherlands • Cross Video Days 2014 – France • Incheon Investment Pitching Forum 2013 – South Korea • RAFA workshop 2013 – South Korea
North Korean Mrs. B. guides us around her mysterious world, introducing us to people she has come to know through her job as a smuggler in China. She’s a woman of extraordinary strength and character. Throughout the sequences, we discover she’s also a loving mother and sensitive woman.
Script: Tawan Arun • Direction: Jero Yun, Tawan Arun
Partners : BCPF Fund Production Grant 2013 – South Korea • Busan Cultural Foundation Grant – South Korea • Jeonju Project Market Audience Award 2014 – South Korea • CNC New Media Fund 2012 – France • CNC World Cinema Support Fund 2014 – France • IDFA Forum Central Pitch 2014 – Netherlands • Cross Video Days 2014 – France • Incheon Investment Pitching Forum 2013 – South Korea • RAFA workshop 2013 – South Korea • Marseille Web Fest 2012 – France
SECRET OF MY FATHER
In the wake of his father’s unsolved murder, Tae-Soo investigates the mysterious past of this enigmatic man. He leaves South Korea to go to the crime scene in China and meets an attractive call girl who says she knew his father. Under the threatening eye of the local mafia, Tae-Soo makes an upsetting discovery.
Script: Jero Yun • Direction: Jero Yun
Partners: Cinéfondation 2012 (residency of Cannes festival) • Paris Project 2012, Festival Paris Cinema / June – July 2012 (France) • MexiCannes 2012, Guanajuato International Film Festival / July 2012 (Mexico) • Open Doors 2012, Locarno Film Festival / August 2012 (Switzerland) • Moulin d’Andé – Céci (Centre des Ecritures Cinématographiques) – Collaboration with Camille Fontaine (France) • EAVE Ties That Bind 2012 – Europe Producers Workshop • Udine far East Film Festival / April 2012 (Italy) • Busan International Film Festival / October 2012 (South Korea) • CNC New Media Development Fund (France) • Basse-Normandie region Development Grant (France)