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K-Cinema Screening & Social: Miss Granny 수상한 그녀

  • Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. 2370 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20008 United States (map)

Miss Granny

수상한 그녀

K-Cinema Screening & Social:

Thursdays, October 1 & 22 @ 6:30 pm

Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C.

2370 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Don't miss the appetizer social at 6 pm! 

At age 74, Mal-soon (Na Moon-Hee) has had a difficult life -- a fact she shares with anyone who will listen and some who'd rather not. She is an iconic Korean woman of her generation: fearless, stubborn, devoted...but a bit lacking in tact. Fearing she has become a burden to her family, Mal-soon decides to have her memorial portrait taken. The photographer teases that he'll make her look 50 years younger...and to her shock, he does just that. Mal-soon emerges magically transformed into her 24-year-old self (Shim Eun-kyung). It's a chance to live out her dreams -- but can a young Miss Granny ever hope to fit into modern Korean society.

Director Hwang Dong-Hyuk's 2014 film Miss Granny was a huge hit, winning over audiences with its pure charm, catchy music, and spot-on comedy about Korea's generational divide. It won for best Music at the Daejong Film Awards and earned Shim Eun-kyung the Best Actress award at the Paeksang Arts Awards. 

 

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