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4.4
11 Ratings

House of Hummingbird

Beol-sae

Directed by Kim Bora
South Korea, 2018
Drama

Synopsis

Whatever she does, Eunhee feels like an outsider. Then her new Chinese teacher turns out to be so utterly different from everybody else. A compassionate and meticulously told narrative of a seemingly regular summer that leaves nothing unchanged.

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House of Hummingbird Directed by Kim Bora

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2019 | Winner: Grand Prix of the Generation 14plus International Jury for the Best Film

Tribeca Film Festival

2019 | 3 wins including: Best International Narrative Feature

Istanbul International Film Festival

2019 | Winner: Golden Tulip for Best Film (International)

Seattle International Film Festival

2019 | Winner: Official Competition Grand Jury Prize

Critics reviews

The autobiographical script amplifies the travails and hopes of female adolescence through startlingly specific observations without the tinge of false nostalgia.
November 02, 2018

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