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Date & Time
Thursday, February 1 at 7:00 pm
Free and open to the public. More Info
Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705

Return to Seoul
(Davy Chou, 2022, 119 min, France, in French, Korean, and English with English subtitles, DCP)


Screening as part of the 2024 French Film Festival |Jan 26 – Feb 10, 2024


After an impulsive travel decision to visit friends, Freddie, 25, returns to South Korea for the first time, where she was born before being adopted and raised in France. Freddie suddenly finds herself embarking on an unexpected journey in a country she knows little about, taking her life in new and unexpected directions.


“[A] slow-boiling knockout.” – Manohla Dargis, New York Times


“[A] bittersweet collage of a young life in flux.” – Vanity Fair


“[J]agged, restless, and rivetingly unpredictable … You can’t take your eyes off of newcomer Park Ji-Min in Davy Chou’s spiky drama about a Korean-born, French-raised woman’s search for her true identity.” – David Ehrlich, Indiewire

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