Mrs. B, A North Korean Woman


The plural story of 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.


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

Capture d’écran 2015-02-25 à 09.55.37

Mrs. B

Wife. North Korean. Mother. Smuggler. Woman.

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