Hitchhiker

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    Hitchhiker

    Directed by

    South Korea

    2016

    20 min

    • Korean

    Drama

    One late afternoon, a mysterious guy tries to hitchhike in the middle of nowhere. But nobody seems to give him a ride. It is getting quite dark, a small van driver suddenly stops his car because he saw a man standing in front of his vehicle and the strange guy gets in the car abruptly.

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    Credits

    Cast
    Tae-kyu Lee
    Seong-il Hong
    Seok-chul Kang
    Jeong-man Shin
    Screenplay
    Jero Yun
    Cinematography
    Byeong-il Kim
    Music
    Mathieu Regnault
    Production
    EWCAI / K PLUS Y
    Jéro Yun

    Jéro Yun

    South Korea

    It is my intention, however, to give great importance to a "physical" feeling.

    Born in Busan, Jéro Yun studied Art and Cinema in France. After his short film, PROMISE (2011), won Grand Prize at the Asiana International Short Film Festival 2011, he produced and directed several more short films. Two of his movies were selected at Cannes Film Festival 2016; MRS. B, A NORTH KOREAN WOMAN (2016) in the ACID, and HITCHHIKER (2016) in Directors′ Fortnight. That same year, he won Best Documentary at both the Moscow International Film Festival 2016 and Zurich Film Festival 2016 with MRS. B, A NORTH KOREAN WOMAN (2016). His feature film documentary, LETTERS (2017), co-directed with Marte Vold, and co-produced with Norwegian production company Mer Film, was in competition at Busan International Film Festival 2017, Göteborg Film Festival 2018, and CPH:DOX Film Festival 2018. He has just finished feature film, BEAUTIFUL DAYS (2018), starring famous actress Lee Na-young, to be released in Korea this year and produced by Peppermint&company; production company of THE WITCH (Park Hoon-jung, 2018), V.I.P (Park Hoon-jung, 2017), and I SAW THE DEVIL (Kim Jee-woon, 2010).

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