The World of Us - Talk
xx CITY OF GIRLS
South Korea / 2016 / 94'
Film / 8+
The film is not only a story about peer violence, but also about a child who cannot integrate into society, about a sensitive girl suffocated by complete solitude.
Children and adults all over the world treat each other cruelly. But if in Korea your school results aren’t good, you might indeed be considered a bad friend. Children might care more about your grades than about your personality. That’s sad. But when I was young, there were other reasons equally cruel. As you see it in the film: when one is from a rich family and one is poor, this makes it more difficult to get along together.
Yoon Ga-eun, director and screenwriter
Written & Directed by: Yoon Ga-eun
Cinematography: Min Jun-won, Kim Ji-hyun
Editing: Park Se-young
Sound Design: Go A-young
Cast: Choi Soo-in, Seol Hye-in, Lee Seo-yeon
Producer: Kim Soon-mo
Distribution: FIVIA – Vojnik
Festivals, awards: Berlinale 2016; International film festival TIFF Kids 2016; Zlin 2016 – Grand Prix for Best Film; Tel Aviv International Children’s Film Festival– special jury mention; International film festival for children and youth Kino w trampkach 2016; Far East Film festival, Udine; Shanghai 2016
Every child will be given a booklet Najin svet (The World of Us) from the Kinobalon series.
The film is in Korean with Slovene subtitles.
After the rerun on October 8th an editor of children's literature and a family therapist Irena Matko Lukan talked with the children.
Organisation: Kinodvor – Kinobalon. In collaboration with City of Women.