Aloners / 혼자 사는 사람들
24.10.2021, 17:30 Uhr, Eldorado
South Korea 2021, 88 min., OV with English subtitles, (Korea) FSK: 12+
The movie Aloners is about a young woman named YOO Jin-ah (GONG Seung-yeon) who works as an employee in a call center for a credit card company. She does a good job but avoids any social contact with her colleagues. In her private life, she also avoids building relationships with other people. One day her neighbor, who tried to talk to her whenever they met, is found dead. After this incident, she reaches a turning point in her life. She is confronted with relationships that she has avoided in her professional and private life.
HONG Sung-eun, who made her debut as a director in 2018 with the short film Good Father, has achieved a major breakthrough with her feature debut Aloners. Although the film was recently released in May this year, it has already been nominated and awarded with various prizes.
Director: HONG Sung-eun
Screenplay: HONG Sung-eun
Cast: GONG Seung-yeon, JUNG Da-eun, SEO Hyun-woo
AWARDS & INVITATIONS (Selection):
2021 San Sebastian International Film Festival
2021 Jeonju International Film Festival – Best Actress – GONG Seung-yeon
2021 Jeonju International Film Festival – CGV Art House – Distribution Support Award
2021 Toronto International Film Festival