10/28/2023, 8:00 p.m., Eldorado
South Korea 2023, 123 Min, Original version with English subtitles, (Korean) FSK: 12
Genre: Coming of Age, Drama
Project K Selection: Encounters and Relationships
Directed by: MIN Yong-keun
Written by: MIN Yong-keun, KANG Hyun-joo
Starring: KIM Da-mi, JEON So-nee, BYEON Woo-seok
Busan International Film Festival (2023) – Korea Cinema Today: Panorama
Based on a Chinese movie with the same title, the film depicts the ups and downs of the relationship between two women born in 1988, Mi-so (KIM Da-mi) and Ha-eun (JEON So-nee). Their relationship starts to change when Ha-eun falls in love with her classmate Jin-woo (BYEON Woo-seok) in their late teenage years. The free-spirited Mi-so leaves for the city to pursue an adventurous life while Ha-eun stays in her hometown to lead a quiet life, and the two gradually grow apart. Soulmate skillfully tells the story of two friends growing together and finding themselves.
MIN Young-keun’s adaptation has been invited to the Busan International Film Festival 2023 and will be screened in the category “Korean Cinema Today – Panorama”.