NOTEBOOK FROM MY MOTHER (엄마의 공책: 기억의 레시피)

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Directed by: Kim Sung-Ho 2017 | 103 min.

Section: Eat. Drink. Film.

Premiere: International Premiere

Countries: South Korea

Languages: Korean, with English subtitles

Genres: Drama, Family, Food


Synopsis

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Ae-Ran (Lee Joo-Sil, SUNNY, ROARING CURRENTS, TRAIN TO BUSAN) is getting older, but isn’t ready to retire just yet. She runs a neighborhood ‘banchan’ (korean side-dishes) shop, where she makes everything from scratch with her own secret recipes. While her deadbeat son may not appreciate her, the neighbors would be lost without her delicious dishes.

Meanwhile Ae-Ran’s son Gyu-Hyeon (Lee Jong-Hyuk, ATTACK THE GAS STATION, CRUSH AND BLUSH) is a total mess, unable to find a decent job, on the outs with his wife, and only visits his mother when he needs something (like food). But when Ae-Ran starts to show signs of dementia, she begins to forget how to cook altogether. Will Gyu-hyeon step up the plate or will her recipes be forever lost as her memory fades? A touching family drama about food from director Kim Sung-ho (HOW TO STEAL A DOG), NOTEBOOK FROM MY MOTHER is a sweet and delicious tale.

-Anna Page

 

Synopsis written by: Anna Page

Screenings

Friday, November 10 6:00 PM Dole Cannery B Date Passed
Saturday, November 11 8:00 PM Dole Cannery A Date Passed

Cast & Crew

Director Kim Sung-Ho
Screenwriter Kim Min-Sook
Producer Kwon Mizy
Cast Kim Sung-Eun , Sun-Hwa Kim, Lee Joo-Sil, Lee Jong-Hyeok, Young-Ah Lee
Cinematographer Sun Sang-Jae
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