LKFF 2018: THE BACCHUS LADY 15

LKFF 2018: THE BACCHUS LADY

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  • Sun 4 Nov
  • 110 minutes
  • Director: E J-Yong
  • Cast: Youn Yuh-jung, Chon Moo-song, Yoon Kye-sang.
  • South Korea (2015)

Synopsis

This screening is presented in partnership with the London Korean Film Festival 2018. For more information, please visit: koreanfilm.co.uk


A bittersweet drama that celebrates the ordinary in extraordinary circumstances, THE BACCHUS LADY is the story of an aging prostitute wh unofficially adopts a young boy to raise with her misfit neighbours


Veteran actress Youn Yuh-jung is mesmerising as So-young, an escort working exclusively with elderly clients and using her profits to put her son through university in America. When her path collides with Min-ho (Choi Hyun-jun), whose parents are in the violent throes of a paternity battle, she takes him under her wing and bossily enrols the help of her neighbours to help care for him while she works.As Min-ho adjusts to his colourful new home life, So-young’s relationships with her clients move into risky new territory, forcing her to make difficult moral choices while confronting her own painful past.


The third collaboration between E J-yong and Youn Yuh-jung, The Bacchus Lady is a strong-hearted film about inner strength and the many ways of coping.