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Forget Me Not

Astra Film Festival 2020

Forget Me Not Astra Film Festival 2020

Director: Sun Hee Engelstoft
Duration: 1h 26
Country: Denmark
Year: 2019

What makes a mother give away her baby? This is the big question in Sun Hee Engelstoft’s  heartbreaking film about three Korean women who have become pregnant outside of marriage and are now hiding from the outside world until they give birth. They live in a shelter for unwed mothers on a South Korean island, where beautiful landscapes are in sharp contrast to the fierce dilemma that women go through: should they keep their children or give them up for adoption?

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