New Choice Shorts

KIM Hee-jin | 2023 | Fiction, Documentary | Color | DCP | 23min (KN) Korean Premiere

12.1(금) 16:40-18:12 CGV Apgujeong 2 N, E, K, KN, GV, 12
12.3(일) 11:20-12:52 CGV Apgujeong 3 N, E, K, KN, 12
12.6(수) 20:00-21:32 CGV Apgujeong ART2 N, E, K, KN, GV, 12

Amira decides to leave her hometown of Marseille for a work opportunity abroad. Between gatherings and last glimpses of the city in the midst of urban transformation, past memories and desires mingle with the present.


After growing up in three countries from three different continents, opening up to the world has become just as much a sacrifice as an act of liberty. There is an ambiguous and complex sensation underneath the exhilarating experience of migration: a mixture of desire and constraint, excitement and fear, as well as lucidity and blindness. The film portrays a culminating moment of these sensations: the departure.
I wished to explore this uncertain and disorienting experience of migration, through a story intertwining fiction and documentary. Amira carries a poetic narration, within which voices are given to the inhabitants of Marseille, each with their own unique life stories.


2023 제9회 페스티프랑스영화제

KIM Hee-jin

KIM Hee-jin


Director KIM Hee-jin
Producer GREC(Groupe de Recherches et d’Essais Cinématographiques)
Screenwriter KIM Hee-jin
Cinematographer Nino DEFONTAINE
Editor Aurélie NOURY
Lighting Cyril PEDRAZZINI
Music Djamila LEBDIRI
Art Director Kahina DJAHNINE
Sound Lucie PEIXOTO, Mathias GUILBAUD
Cast Warda RAMMACH, Mama BOURAS, El-Karim ALHAMYDI, Oumria MOUFFOK, Linda ITIM