Is there really a person named Hae-sook in this world?
Let's reflect on ourselves, who are obsessed with materialism, for a moment.
Through the ever-changing psychology of Jiho, the 37-year-old aspiring writer, let's think about it once in a while ourselves. 'People like this are either pathetic or living with hope... Hae-sook...'

Jiho, a 37-year-old aspiring writer, has been living diligently in pursuit of his debut. However, today, he receives another rejection notice from a writing competition. Jiho spends a listless day teaching writing to the elderly at the local community center. But there is one person who believes in Jiho and loves him warmly, despite everyone else thinking of him as pathetic - Hae-sook.

The adorable 21-year-old Hae-sook goes to the convenience store to buy a lottery ticket to give Jiho a little hope and comfort. She buys the ticket and tears it in half to share with him. However, that night, as Jiho is playing games in his rooftop apartment, his eyes widen when he realizes that the lottery ticket is a winner. Jiho, who becomes obsessed with the lottery ticket that he shared with Hae-sook, seeks her out.

Upon discovering that the Jiho she once loved has turned into a greedy monster, Hae-sook is deeply disappointed. And she makes a decision...

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  • Sang-hun Choi
    Hae-sook, The Whispering
  • Sang-hun Choi
    Hae-sook, The Whispering
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    39 minutes 36 seconds
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    December 18, 2022
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    10,000 USD
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    Korea, Republic of
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    Korea, Republic of
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Director Biography - Sang-hun Choi

2020. [The Therapist : Fist of Tae-baek]
The 24thBucheon International Fantastic Film Festival / Competition
The 2nd Chungbuk International Martial Arts and Action Film Festival
Competition / CIMAFF Actor
The 40th Hawaii International Film Festival / Competition
2020. [Dragon Inn Part1 : The City of Sadness]
The 2nd Chungbuk International Martial Arts and Action Film Festival
Opening Film
2006. [Forbidden Fruit] / LA Film festival / Invited Short film

2006 [Ad-lib Night] 2nd Assistant Director
2007 [Treeless Mountain] Line PD Assistant
2008년 [I am Happy] Assistant Director
2009년 [Professional Mr.Baek] Assistant Director
2013년 [My Sister] Assistant Director
2014년 [Hae-sook] / 40min Director / Writer
2018년 [The Whispering] Director / Adaptation
2020년 [The Therapist : Fist of Tae-baek] Director / Adaptation
2020년 [Dragon Inn Part1 : The City of Sadness] Director / Adaptation
2020년 [Dragon Inn Part2 : The Night of Gods] Director / Adaptation
2022년 [“An operetta“ Bad Sons Cry] Dramaturgy
2022년 [LEEDIE] / Short Film Director / Writer

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