Comments on "A Great Woman" a South Korean short film directed by Heo Na-yun.
A Great Woman by Heo Na-yun – South Korea | 2015 – 25 min.
I decided to watch this film because of a personal reason. I remember that when I was in elementary school I had a classmate with the same condition and back then I didn’t know how much of an impact this condition can affect someone’s life. Making a film about this subject can be difficult and hard to approach but Heo Na-yun manages to create a very beautiful but tragic film. With some good acting and great songs we are told the story of Sun-mi, a school teacher hunted by her fear of getting into relationships. Mainly because she fears that men will leave her when they know her hidden secret. Is Sun-mi just a “female body part”? Of course not, so why can’t men see her as what she is? A beautiful person that wants to love and be love. Facing her biggest fear she finally learns that no matter what she has to continue looking for that “special” someone.
Seoul International Women’s Film Festival (2015) – Asian Short Film & Video Competition
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