In Another Country

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Film info

Director: Hong Sang-soo
Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Yu Jun-sang, Jung Yu-mi, Yoon Yeo-jeong, Moon Sung-keun
Film genre: Drama
89 mins, 2012

A young film student and her mother run away from the seaside town of Mohang to escape their mounting debt and the young woman begins writing a script for a short film in order to calm her nerves.

Three women named Anne appear, and each one consecutively visits Mohang, the first Anne is a successful film director, the second Anne is a married woman secretly having an affair with a Korean man and the third Anne is a divorcee whose husband left her for a Korean woman. A young woman tends to the hotel on the Mohang foreshore owned by her parents and a certain lifeguard can always be seen wandering up and down the beach that lies nearby. Each Anne stays at this small hotel, receives some assistance from the owner’s daughter, and ventures onto the beach where they meet the life guard.