Queer East: Moonlit Winter +Intro 12A

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This film was last shown on 8 December 2021

Moonlit Winter tells the story of Saebom, a high school student who lives with her mother Yunhee, who has become depressed following a recent divorce. But she never shares her feelings with her daughter. So when Saebom finds a secret love letter sent to Yunhee, she begins to wonder about her mother’s mysterious past. Sensing the opportunity for them to develop a closer relationship, Saebom concocts a plan to find the sender of the letter, and the two embark on a trip to Hokkaido, Japan. Exploring the liberating effects of generational change, Moonlit Winter is a heartfelt tale about a woman’s revisiting of her hidden past. The film won several prizes, including Best Director and Best Screenplay at the Blue Dragon Awards and the Korean Association of Film Critics Awards.

With a pre-recorded introduction by Dr Jinhee Choi, King’s College London. Please note: This is a special screening with an introduction - there will be no trailers or adverts before the film begins. The event will start at the time stated so please plan your arrival accordingly.

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Director
Lim Daeh-hyung
Duration
1 hour 46 minutes
Cast
Kim Hee-ae, Kim So-hye, Yūko Nakamura

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