The Poet and the Boy

The Poet and the Boy

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A poet in his late 30s, who has spent all his life in Jeju Island, lives off his sturdy wife. Despite his wife's constant nagging about his inability as a breadwinner, all he does is conceive and... More
1h49m South Korea 2017
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Tags
Gay Queer Romance South-Korea Movies

Synopsis

A poet in his late 30s, who has spent all his life in Jeju Island, lives off his sturdy wife. Despite his wife's constant nagging about his inability as a breadwinner, all he does is conceive and compose poetry. One day, the poet meets a teenage boy working at a donut shop and helplessly develops feelings he has never had before…

"Explores queer desire and family structures."-Boyd van Hoeij, Hollywood Reporter

Details

Country
South Korea
Language
Korean
Director
Kim Yang Hee
Cast
Yang Ik-joonJeon Hye-jinJung Ga-ram
Awards & Selections
Toronto International Film Festival 2017, Busan Film Critics Association Awards 2017 - Best Screenplay, Grand Bell Awards 2018 - Best New Actor Nomination

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