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Bom-e Pi-eo-na-da

Blooming In Spring

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BLOOMING IN SPRING

Sometime during spring Yeon-ah discovers that her body doesn’t only smell – it actually stinks. She lets her classmates know immediately. Class representative Seong-eun takes an interest in this strange phenomenon – more so when Yeon-ah takes the problem increasingly seriously with each day that passes, and finally refuses to accept any food. When two other pupils try to force Yeon-ah to eat lunch one day, Seong-eu fights them off. From this moment on, Yeon-ah stops coming to school altogether – and Seong-eu finds herself being victimised by the others …

Republic of Korea (South Korea) 2008, 20 min

by

Jung Ji-yeon

with

Gim Ye-ri
Gwon Ji-won
Bang Eun-ju
Kim So-suk

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The Korea National University of Arts