Reviewing the recording of past performances of 20 years plus, actors of Movement DangDang, the performance group discuss each other about how they can persist live performance in the new contact-free era. To elaborate their ambitious plan, the director of Movement DangDang invites actors to reinterpret any role of those which they had played once, then create new theatrical scenes even though with remote rehearsal and production process. Along with the production of film, ‘Face-to-face’, participants exchange their reflections about what the actor and acting mean for them, what theatre as an institution and an art form should be and how it should be transformed entering in the new normal phase amid the global pandemic. Combining the past scenes and new performances and defining the presence of actors in the transitional society, the film, Face-to-face stands by contemporaries who struggle with exploring their new social life.

  • Minjung KIM
  • Minjung KIM
  • Minjung KIM
  • Hyunah KIM
    Key Cast
    "JOO, Se-jook"
  • Eunjoo HAN
    Key Cast
    "Woman in green"
  • Taekgi KWON
    Key Cast
    "Louis Althusser"
  • Hongjun CHOI
    Executive producer
  • Youngmin CHOI
  • Minjung KIM
  • Kujo
  • Etienne de la Sayette
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 35 minutes 19 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 7, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    40,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Korea, Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Korea, Republic of
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital 2k
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
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Distribution Information
  • Movenment DangDang
    Country: Korea, Republic of
    Rights: All Rights
  • Movement DangDang
    Sales Agent
    Country: Korea, Republic of
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Minjung KIM

KIM Min-jung reflects social issues in her interdisciplinary creations for twenty years plus. Working as actress, dancer, choreographer, and director, Kim mainly exposes on the stage actual stories of unprivileged and alienated people through a performing style, Cinema & play. In particular, she shows the interaction between theatrical language and cinematographic scene in various performances of Movement DangDang, performance group, which Kim founded.
Kim pursues to integrate singular expression with filmic images in her long-standing performing creation. Also, she aims that her performing activities with her colleagues resonate with emphatic sensation of audiences beyond the barrier of language. Kim’s previous works on stage have been extended into nine short films produced by her film production, DangDang cinema and the film, Face-to-face, is her first documentary.

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