Mrs. B, A North Korean Woman

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.

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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

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THE SMUGGLER

The border between us

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

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SECRET OF MY FATHER

A Korean open wound

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)