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
ACID Cannes 2016 – France • Moscow International Film Festival 2016/Best Documentary Award – Russia • Zurich Film Festival 2016/Best Documentary Award – Switzerland • Jeonjun International Film Festival 2016/Official Competition – South Korea