LKFF: The Running Actress

Showing as part of London Korean Film Festival

The Running Actress

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Art imitates life in this loosely autobiographical tale of a life lived on the silver screen and in the public eye. Celebrated actress Moon Sori, famous for her award-winning roles in The Handmaiden and Oasis, plays herself in an impressive directorial debut. Comprising three inter-connected stories, Moon’s witty and self-deprecating film is a brazenly honest portrait that highlights the anxieties of a woman maturing under the spotlight in an industry that values youth and beauty. It’s a funny, insightful and touching film that offers a rare look behind the scenes of the life of a successful actress coping with the pressures and burdens of fame.    

Screening as part of the London Korean Film Festival’s touring programme.

Director
Moon Sori
Duration
71 mins
Cast
Ann Moon Sori, Sung Byoung-sook, Yoon Sang-hwa

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