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12th DMZ Docs(2020)

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The Pregnant Tree and the Goblin

KIM Dong-ryung, PARK Kyoung-tae

  • South Korea
  • 2019
  • 15 +
  • DCP
  • color

Synopsis

The news of the upcoming demolition of the US military base in Uijungbu unsettles Park Insun, a “comfort woman” who has been living in the adjacent shanty town for over 40 years. One cold winter night, she witnesses the death of a former colleague, and attends her funeral. She is spotted by the Messengers of Death in search of wandering spirits. In order to fight them off, she begins to tell her own story.

Director

  • KIM Dong-ryung

    She graduated from Ewha Womans University with a degree in English Language and Literature, and studied lmmaking at the Korean Academy of Film Arts. She has been studying lm at Université Paris 8. She directed American Alley, a feature-length documentary about foreign women working as entertainers in the US military camp sites. Tour of Duty (2012) American Alley (2008) Alice in Wonderland (2008)​ 

  • PARK Kyoung-tae

    He graduated from Dongguk University with a master’s degree in Sociology. He has been studying lm at Université Paris 8. He has built up an intimate perspective on survivors of campsites through his documentaries Me and the Owl and There is. Tour of Duty (2012) A Nice Place (2009) Veteran Does Not Disappear, Just(2008)​ 

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