BUTTERFLY SLEEP

By Jae-Eun JEONG

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Completed 2017


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Busan IFF 2017
Gala Presentation
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Countries
    • KOREA (South), JAPAN
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Jae-Eun JEONG
    • Synopsis
    • Director Jeong Jae-eun, known for her award-winning debut feature Take Care Of My Cat (2001), shoots her first film in Japan with actress Nakayama Miho (Love Letter). Royko is a famous, middle-aged novelist and college lecturer. At an Izakaya near campus, she meets Chanhae, a young Korean man who is in Japan to study. He offers to help her redecorate her home library and the two become close. When Royko begins to show signs of Alzheimer’s, their relationship is at risk. Not wishing to show him her bad side, Royko decides to break up with Chanhae.
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