Asian Pop-Up Cinema Season III Opener:

Saturday, September 17, 1:30 PM @ Wilmette Theatre followed by an afternoon tea party at the lobby of the theatre.  Suitable for all ages.
Directed by: Lee Ho-Jae
Starring: Lee Sung-min, Lee Hee-joon and Lee Honey  
South Korea | 2016 | 117 min | DCP | Korean w/subtitles

Veteran actor Lee Sung-min (best known for Broken, Venus Talk), after a long career as a villain in supporting roles, gives us an award-winning performance as an ordinary person dealing with ordinary life experiences.  Together with a robot named SORI, director Lee surprises audiences throughout the movie as this eccentric pair go on a journey in search of their separate “targets”.  

Come join us at this heartwarming APUC Season III opener that is suitable for all ages.
Director Lee Ho-jae will be in attendance to share his creative ideas about making a movie depicting a relationship between a robot and a grief-stricken father.

"Eccentric, outlandish and filled with surprises"
- Darcy Paquet review for Udine Far East Film Festival

"A creative and oddball meditation on grief and acceptance.
- Elizabeth Kerr review for Filmart/Hong Kong
Part quirky comedy and part techno-thriller
Rupert Bottenberg review for Fantasia 2016

Director's BIO - Born in 1971, Lee Ho-jae received his B.A. in Film from the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California, where he directed a short film Absolute Pitch (2003).  He made his director debut in Korea with The Scam (2009), a stock market thriller which sold 1.5 million admissions.  In the years following he directed a short film Vertical Limit (2010) and also was one of the writers on Lee Won-suk's romantic comedy How to Use Guys with Secret Tips (2013).  Sori:  Voice from the Heart is his second feature.  

Tickets are to include the post-screening discussion, a specially brewed-organic Tea party courtesy of TEA GSCHWENDNER with assorted desserts plus opportunity to meet up w/director.

General Admission $25, Special for Twos @$20 each, Seniors/Students at $18 ea.