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Film at glór with Access Cinema: Broker


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Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda | Drama | South Korea, 2022 │ 129 Mins | Subtitled

After leaving her son in a Busan church’s “baby box”, young mother So-young has a change of heart. But her child has already been taken by a couple of makeshift “brokers” – Sang-hyun  and Dong-soo – who try to sell babies to wealthy couples for money, and are also unknowingly under surveillance by two detectives. When So-young confronts the brokers, things take an unexpected turn, and she joins them on a road-trip to find the most suitable adoptive parents for her son.

Palme d’Or winner Hirokazu Kore-eda (Shoplifters) returns with another exquisite drama exploring the meaning of family, this time set in Korea. Featuring a wonderful cast led by Parasite’s Song Kang-ho, Broker is charming, funny and bittersweet.

Festivals and Awards

  • Cannes Film Festival 2022
  • Toronto International Film Festival 2022
  • San Sebastián International Film Festival 2022
  • Belfast Film Festival 2022
  • Winner – Best Actor, Cannes Film Festival 2022
  • Winner – Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, Cannes Film Festival 2022

★ ★ ★ ★ … Japanese humanist Hirokazu Koreeda’s first Korean-set film unfurls itself into another touching, wryly funny tale of surrogate families. Time Out, Cannes Film Festival 2022

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ … one of the year’s most delightful films …an accessible, high-concept genre movie that brings to mind the Coen brothers and such crowd-pleasing indies as Little Miss Sunshine., Cannes Film Festival 2022

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