This presentation will be preceded by the TKFF 2018 Awards Ceremony, where the winners of the TKFF 2018 Korean Shorts Competition will be announced.
On a business trip to the Cannes Film Festival, Manhee is accused of being dishonest, and is abruptly fired. Music teacher Claire possesses the ability to transform objects with her camera and comes to sympathize with Manhee. Claire goes with Manhee to the cafe where she was fired.
HONG has established himself as one of the most successful and award-winning art-house directors on the international film festival circuit. He is known for his unique approach to storytelling and cinematic language - characterized by spontaneous conversations and every-day human encounters. He is also a tireless filmmaker, often completing several feature films per year.
Claire’s camera is a transcendent gaze - like seeing in the eyes of a dog which was sitting in the corner of an alley as a matter of chance. Through the lens of Claire’s camera, actors are being strangers that she happens to encounter in a foreign city. The scandalous drama in which these actors are cast is innocent, but maybe not honest.