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FORGET ME NOT

Sun Hee Engelstoft
DK 2019    54' 86'
⚬ Human Interest ⚬ Society 

Synopsis

In South Korea it’s still considered shameful to have children outside of marriage, despite society seemingly being wealthy and modern. Many girls are sent away to institutions to keep their pregnancy a secret. FORGET ME NOT follows three such women who have to decide whether to keep the baby or give it up for adoption.

Credits

Director

Sun Hee Engelstoft

Producer

Monica Hellström

Co-Producer

Min-Chul Kim

Executive Producer

Signe Byrge Sørensen

Production Company

Final Cut For Real

Co-Production Company

Minch & Films

Cinematography

Sun Hee Engelstoft, Linda Wassberg, Camilla Hjelm Knudsen, Maria von Hausswolff

Editor

Rebekka Lønqvist

Music

Karsten Fundal

Sound

Peter Albrechtsen

Festivals

CPH:DOX 2019

Nordisk Panorama 2019

Jayu Human Rights FF 2019

DOXA 2020

Film Details

Runtimes 54' 86'
Spoken Languages Korean, Danish, English
Production Countries Denmark, South Korea

Biography

Sun Hee Engelstoft is a documentary director based in Copenhagen. Born in Busan, South Korea 1982 and adopted to Denmark. Having attended several schools for photography, she was accepted at the prestigious National Film School of Denmark, from which she graduated in 2011. FORGET ME NOT is her debut feature length documentary which has already gained international interest from pitch forums at Sheffield Doc/Fest, IDFA and DMZ International Documentary Film Festival in Korea. Engelstoft has previously made several short docs, edited numerous acclaimed photo books and travelled the world with different documentary projects and widely renowned photo exhibitions.

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