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Heung-soon Im

South Korea

Biography

Born in 1969, he majored in painting. He started with video works and went onto portray the society publicizing and socializing the forbidden and erased personal life with videos, photos, and displays.


Filmography:
2000 Basement My Love, 17min.
2003 Memento, 15min.
2009 SookJa, 10min.
2010 It's not a Dream, 10min.
2012 Jeju Prayer, 92’ 50”, documentary.
2014 Factory Complex, 94min.

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Jeju Prayer

Bi-nyeom (Orig.) / 2012 / South Korea / 93 min

Focusing on the life of Mrs. Kang sang-hee who lost her husband in Jeju 4.3 Incident (April 3rd, 1948), the film views the dark-side of Jeju Island hidden underneath its fancy tourist attraction image. It shows that the tragedy still continues with the recent Jeju Naval Base controversy.

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