NEXT SOHEE (South Korea, 2022, 134′)
Tuesday October 3rd, 8.30 p.m, Cinema Massimo, Room 1
Inauguration of Job Film Days 2023 – Opening Film
The inauguration of the fourth edition of Job Film Days will be on Tuesday, October 3rd at 8.30 p.m at Cinema Massimo, Room 1 with the screening of the opening film Da-Eum-So-Hee by July Jung (South Korea, 2022). It is the second feature film by July Jung, Da-Eum-So-Hee was presented at Cannes Festival in 2022. The film shows the traumatic experience of a student who decided to choose practical vocational training and started to work at a call center. Very soon she has to face unbearable pressure implemented by an unscrupulous company, which will impact heavily on her life.
The screening will be preceded by greetings of the authorities and partners, which will officially start the 2023 edition of the Festival.
The actress Stefania Rosso will present the evening.
Admission modes: the entrance is reserved for guests only. There will also be a share of tickets available online and at the cinema?s ticket office.
Director, screenplay: July Jung
Photography: Kim Il-yeon
Editing: Lee Young-lim, Han Ji-youn
Music: Jang Young-gyu
Actors: Kim Si-eun, Doona Bae
Production: Crank-up Film
So-hee is a student that decided to choose practical vocational training. She begins to work in a call-center, but soon she has to confront the unbearable pressure put on her by an unscrupulous company. Due to this hard situation, So-hee dies. Inspector Oh Yoo-jin, who turns out to have a point in common with the girl, is in charge of following the case to discover the causes of the young worker’s death.
July Jung (Yeosu, South Korea, 1980) studied image and media at Sungkyunkwan University. After graduating, she entered the Korean National University of the Arts, majoring in Film. Her filmography began in 2007 with the short film A Man Under the Influenza, followed by another short film A Dog-Came Into My Flash, in 2010. She produced her first documentary in 2014, A Girl at My Door, which was presented at the Cannes Film Festival and it was well received, as was the subsequent Next Sohee (2022).
Filmography: A Man Under the Influenza (cm, 2007), A Dog-Came Into My Flash (cm, 2010), A Girl at My Door (2014), Next Sohee (2022).