Past Meetup

SFIFF: Juvenile Offender (Kang Yi-kwan, South Korea, 2012)

This Meetup is past

10 people went

Location visible to members

Details

Note: Showtime is 6:15 p.m. Running time is 107 minutes. Tickets are $14 as part of a CineVoucher 10-pack (http://prod3.agileticketing.net/websales/pages/MembershipInfo.aspx?epguid=134829b5-6834-4d52-addc-1668b473b706&meminfo=42~8781fb85-6bb2-474d-a97d-cec76d1b8c32&), $15 general, and $14 for students/seniors/disabled, available at the SFFS Web site (http://prod3.agileticketing.net/websales/pages/info.aspx?evtinfo=53892~8781fb85-6bb2-474d-a97d-cec76d1b8c32&epguid=db9c7f13-edc8-489f-bc28-5aa111f9970e&). We'll meet in the ticket holders line or, barring that, in the lobby afterward.

The San Francisco International Film Festival (http://festival.sffs.org/) returns for its 56th edition, presenting 200 films and live events from April 25 through May 9 at venues in San Francisco and Berkeley.

For his performance in the coming-of-age drama "Juvenile Offender," Seo Young-joo became the first Korean and the youngest (14 at the time of the movie's premiere) to win Best Actor honors at the Tokyo International Film Festival.

Synopsis: Upon his exit from a detention center, a young law-breaker meets the woman who gave him up for adoption at age 17.

Trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7jwkrlCkuc

"Good-looking, tightly written and edited ... Marbled with involving moments" -- Derek Elley, Film Business Asia

"A smart and involving dual character study" -- Megan Lehmann, The Hollywood Reporter

Official selection of the Tokyo and Toronto film festivals

Winner:

Special Jury Prize and Best Actor, 2012 Tokyo International Film Festival