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House of Hummingbird
8.6
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1,399 Ratings

HOUSE OF HUMMINGBIRD

벌새

Directed by Kim Bora
South Korea, 2018
Drama

Synopsis

14-year-old Eun-hee moves through life like a hummingbird searching for a taste of sweetness wherever she may find it. Ignored by her parents and abused by her brother, she finds her escape by roaming the neighborhood with her best friend, going on adventures, and exploring young love.

Synopsis

14-year-old Eun-hee moves through life like a hummingbird searching for a taste of sweetness wherever she may find it. Ignored by her parents and abused by her brother, she finds her escape by roaming the neighborhood with her best friend, going on adventures, and exploring young love.

Our take

Bora Kim’s acclaimed debut portrays the everyday struggles of a teenage girl in Seoul with a keen eye on the small tragedies that make us grow. Giving a sense of serenity and hope to the chaos that surrounds the bumpy road to adolescence, the film leaves a mark with its profound emotional effect.