Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda Run Time: 129 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2022 Language: Korean
Starring: Doona Bae, Gang Dong-won, Lee Ji Eun, Lee Joo-young, Song Kang-ho
Fall Focus 2022 Centerpiece Film
Five years after winning the Palme d’Or for SHOPLIFTERS (IFFBoston Fall Focus 2018), Academy Award nominated filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda returns with BROKER, starring Cannes Best actor winner Song Kang Ho (PARASITE, IFFBoston Screening Series 2019). The film follows two brokers who sell orphaned infants, circumventing the bureaucracy of legal adoption, to affluent couples who can’t have children of their own. After an infant’s mother surprises the duo by returning to ensure her child finds a good home, the three embark on a journey to find the right couple, building an unlikely family of their own.
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