Mar 6, 2024 - 19:30 - Corn Exchange

  • Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda
  • Year: 2022
  • Country: South Korea
  • Run Time: 129 mins
  • Ratings
  • A: 18
  • B: 53
  • C: 16
  • D: 8
  • E: 1
  • Overall: 71

This is the first South Korean production from the prolific and acclaimed Japanese director, Kore-eda Hirokazu, known for his affecting dramas including Shoplifters, Like Father, Like Son and Still Walking, all shown by the Society in recent years. Song Kang-ho, star of the Oscar-winning thriller, Parasite, plays a laundrette manager, forced by local gangsters to engage in the stealing of abandoned babies for adoption. He and his accomplice are caught red-handed by a young mother who joins then in an exciting road trip to find customers ready to buy her child. Meanwhile, two women detectives are hot on their trail and things become complicated.