2012, Sun, May 06 and 2012, Fri, May 11

Breathless (Ddong Pari)

D: Yang Ikjune

Breathless (Ddong Pari), film still | © Promo

Breathless (Ddong Pari), film still | © Promo

Feature film, Korea 2008, 130 min, English subtitles

The debt collector Sanghoon treats not just “clients” with unrestrained brutality, but also his father, who was responsible for the deaths of his mother and sister. He literally beats his path in life until he meets a female schoolgirl, who – like himself – went through hell as a child.

Tiger Award at the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2009


German Premiere


Sun 6.5. in the presence of the director

Having switched from the theater to film, director Yang Ikjune performed successfully in numerous short and feature films and received the audience prize at the Independent Short Film Festival in Seoul for his role in “Always behind you“ (2005). In 2008, after two more short films, he made his debut as a director with the independent film “Breathless“, in which he also plays the lead role.