"Don't Look Back"
Don't Look Back
2006 / South Korea=NHK / color / 127min.
*2006 Locarno International Film Festival, FIPRESCI Prize, Netpac Award
Jeong-Hee, a 21 year-old college student, is a lover of dance. She is confused when her father comes back after fifteen years of absence and finds it difficult to accept him.
25 year-old Keun-Woo is a telephone mechanic who enjoys eavesdropping while at work. He gets to know a woman through eavesdropping and falls in love with her. However, he is quite lost as to how he should express his feelings for her.
Inho was already a 30 year-old married man when he enlisted in the army two years ago. He comes home on his last leave of absence from the service. He detects something has changed in his wife but does not know what.
The film is about these three young people whose lives are thrown out there in uncertainty. What will be waiting for them at the end of their journeys through life?
Born in 1972. Majoring in Computer Engineering at Ahju University and graduating School of Film & Multimedia of Korea National University of Arts.
He has worked as assistant director in "Woman is the future of Man" by Hong Sangsoo. His short films, "Down Memory Lane"(2000) was invited to Taiwan Student Film Festival and "I Can Fly To You But You..."(2001) to Cine Foundation at Cannes Film Festival, Tokyo Film Festival etc. His recent short film, "A Bowl of Tea"(2005) won Sunje Award for the best short at Pusan International Film Festival.
Director : Kim Young-Nam
Jeong-Hee: Kim Hye-Na
Keun-Woo: Lee Sang-Woo
Sergeant Kim(Kim Inho): Kim Tae-Woo