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Mrs. B., A North Korean Woman

Director
Jero Yun
Genre
Documentary
Year
2016
Trailer
Synopsis

 

Mrs. B., North Korean, was forcibly sold to a Chinese farmer by her smugglers. To earn a living in China and help her family who remained in North Korea, Mrs. B. turned to drug trafficking. She succeeds in getting her husband ans sons smuggled into South Korea and engages with a group of illegal immigrants to join her children at last. At the end of long and dangerous travels, Mrs. B. is greeted by the South Korean intelligence services as soon she crosses the border. Her life takes a completely unexpected turn than the one she had dreamed about.

Mrs. B. is a unique character worthy of a novel.

Positif

A striking document about an extraordinary person.

STUDIO CinéLive

Mrs. B. is an astounding Odyssey; A documentary film almost without equivalent. A truly spectacular and successful attempt at writing and interpreting reality

Fiches Cinéma

The strong and patient portrait of an exceptional woman.

Télérama

A magnificent work.

Historia

A enthralling documentary

KPOP LIFE MAGAZINE

Mrs. B. is dreaming! A fascinating film.

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Details

France, South Korea – 71min

International sales: Doc&Film International

Distributors: New Story (France), 33 Blocks (Japan)

 

Crew

Director & Screenwriter: Jero Yun

Production: Zorba, Su:m

Photography & Sound: Jero Yun, Tawan Arun

Original music: Mathieu Regnault

Editors: Nadia Ben Rachid, Pauline Casalis, Sophie Pouleau, Jean-Marie Lengellé

Sound editor & mixer: Jules Wysocki, Jung Seong-hwan

Colourist: Lim Hak-su, Mathilde Delacroix

 

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