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Screen/Society--"Return to Seoul" (Davy Chou, 2022) | 2024 French Film Festival

Still from Return to Seoul
Thursday, February 01, 2024
7:00 pm
Introduced by Prof. Nayoung Aimee Kwon (Asian & Middle Eastern Studies); Q&A to follow with Melissa Karp (Literature)

(Davy Chou, 2022, 119 min, France, in French, Korean & English w/ English subtitles, DCP)

Screening as part of the 2024 French Film Festival
Jan 26 - Feb 10, 2024

After an impulsive travel decision to visit friends, Freddie, 25, returns to South Korea for the first time, where she was born before being adopted and raised in France. Freddie suddenly finds herself embarking on an unexpected journey in a country she knows little about, taking her life in new and unexpected directions.

"[A] bittersweet collage of a young life in flux." - Vanity Fair

"[A] slow-boiling knockout." - Manohla Dargis

"[J]agged, restless, and rivetingly unpredictable ... You can't take your eyes off of newcomer Park Ji-Min in Davy Chou's spiky drama about a Korean-born, French-raised woman's search for her true identity." - David Ehrlich, Indiewire

Contact: Hank Okazaki