My Heart

Directed by Bae Chang-Ho

This beautifully shot melodrama is set in the 1920s. Sun-Yi is a country girl married off at 16 to a 10-year-old doctor’s son. Years later, when husband brings home a student girlfriend, Sun-Yi leaves to try to build a life for herself. Slowly, she develops independence and a sense of identity. A well-crafted, quietly moving tale structured around the passing of seasons and rhythms of the land.

114 minutes

Country of origin:
South Korea

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