MY BEAUTIFUL GIRL MARI (MARI IYAGI)
2002 | South Korea | Drama, Fantasy, Familly | 86'
Kim Nam-woo struggles through life as people around him constantly leave him; his best friend, Jun-ho, is going to study in Seoul and in some ways his widowed mother is "leaving” him too by paying more attention to her new boy- friend. To escape, he goes to a dream world, where he meets a girl named Mari. The story follows Nam-woo in discov- ering himself and maturing.
Director : Lee Sung-gang
The feature-length animation debut of the director of Yobi, the Five Tailed Fox
- Annecy International Animation Film Festival, 2002
Best Feature Film
- Sitges International Film Festival, 2002
- Philadelphia International Film Festival, 2002
- Hamburg International Film Festival (Germany), 2002
- Deauville Asian Film Festival (France), 2003