About the film
A Brand New Life
Release Date: October 29, 2009
|Slogan||:||«The sorrow of losing the loved one, then there waits…»|
|Production Companies||:||Gloria Films, NOWFILM|
|Producers||:||Lee Chang-dong, Laurent Lavolé, Lee Dong-ha, Lee Joon-dong, Kim Yeong-don, Cécile Lai, Jeemin Park, Fatim-Zohra Essouci, Park Hyun-tae|
|Writers||:||Lee Chang-dong, Ounie Lecomte, Lee Jung-hwa|
Young Jinhee is taken by her father to an orphanage near Seoul. He leaves her there never to return, and she struggles to come to grips with her fate. Jinhee desperately believes her father will come back for her and take her on a trip. The film is based on the experiences of the director, an ethnic Korean who was adopted by a French couple in the 1970s.