Broker: theft of babies in South Korea

The famous abandoned baby boxes finally gave rise to a “Broker” film by Japanese director Kore-eda Hirokazu with a choice cast. Judge: Song Kang-ho, Bae Doona, Lee Ji-eun and Gang Dong-won. Funded by CJ Entertainment, the film was in selection at the last Cannes Film Festival but came back empty-handed. We will see why. * … Read more

Cannes Film Festival: the Japanese Hirokazu Kore-eda for the eighth time on the Croisette with “Broker”

Once again selected Cannes film festivalHirokazu Kore-eda presents broker, the second film of his career shot outside of Japan. The story takes place in South Korea, where baby boxes – boxes intended to collect anonymously abandoned babies – have been growing since adoption laws have been tightened. The theme of filiation is the director’s favorite … Read more