Return to Seoul

Drama Rated: R 115 min

After an impulsive travel decision to visit friends, Freddie Benoit, 25, returns to South Korea for the first time, the country she was born in before being adopted by a French couple. When she decides to track down her biological parents, her journey takes a surprising turn. Cambodian-French director Davy Chou was nominated for Best Director at the Asian Film Awards for his film about identity, dislocation and longing. A NYT Critic’s Pick.

Return to Seoul is a startling and uneasy wonder, a film that feels like a beautiful sketch of a tornado headed directly toward your house.” — Amy Nicholson, The New York TImes
“A funny, melancholy, music-laced film that surprised me from start to finish.” — John Powers, NPR
directed by
Davy Chou
written by
Davy Chou
Park Ji-min, Oh Kwang-rok, Guka Han
English, French, Korean