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The Recorder Exam
The Recorder Exam
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THE RECORDER EXAM

리코더 시험 | Rikodeo siheom

Directed by Kim Bora
South Korea, 2011
Short, Drama

Synopsis

Nine-year-old Eunhee anxiously prepares for her recorder exam as she struggles to find a place within her own family.

Synopsis

Nine-year-old Eunhee anxiously prepares for her recorder exam as she struggles to find a place within her own family.

Our take

Along with her feature debut House of Hummingbird (2018), this utterly charming and resonant short about family, friendship, and school marks Korean director Kim Bora as a major talent. Its gentle emotional sensibility and deep respect for childhood showcase a keen observation and rare compassion.