Return to Seoul by Davy Chou (2022; DCP; 119m) – Ida Noyes Movie Theater, February 14th, 6pm
On an impulsive trip to Seoul, headstrong and carefree Freddie Benoît, a South Korean adoptee living in France, decides to search for her birth parents. In her reckless search, Freddie is brought face-to-face with emotional responsibility and consequences. A powerful acting debut from Park Ji-min and an unpredictable, absorbing story, Davy Chou’s Return to Seoul navigates the messy journey of confronting a past you may not be prepared for.
Free screening followed by a Q&A with Director Davy Chou after the screening. Co-sponsored by the France Chicago Center with special thanks to Villa Albertine Chicago Cultural Services of the French Embassy for the organization of Davy Chou’s US tour.
More info: https://villa-albertine.org/events/davy-chou-in-person-for-return-in-seoul-at-doc-films/