Soon-Young (Kim Sae-Ron) is a young girl who is the head of her family. She lives with her mentally handicapped father (Jo Yong-Suk), unscrupulous uncle (Lee Chun-Hee) and younger sister Soon-Ja (Kim Ah-Ron) who is always ill. Younger sister Soon-Ja plays with her Barbie doll everyday and dreams of one day living in the United States. Meanwhile, Mang-Taek comes into contact with an American man interested in adopting a healthy Korean girl. Mang-Taek arranges a deal for the American man to adopt Soon-Young. When her younger sister Soon-Ja hears of the adoption, she becomes jealous and asks to take the place of her older sister. When the American man and his young daughter arrive to take Soon-Young, the uncle, Soong-Young and Soon-Ja must decide who is to go. The American father has an ulterior motive for the adoption.
Filming took place from May 21 to June 6, 2011 in Pohang, South Korea.
Movie will screen at the 2011 Busan International Film Festival and has been submitted to the 2011 Venice Film Festival.
Director: Sang-woo Lee.
Cast: Kim Ah-Ron, Sae-ron Kim, Cheon-hee Lee, Cat Tebo, Earl Jackson.
South Korea, 2011.
Language: Russian (Korean).
|바비 / Ba-bi / Barbie. 2011.