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Surrogate Woman

by IM Kwon-taek

la mére porteuse

Living under the Joseon dynasty, Shin Sang-gyu, the eldest son of a high-ranking family, and his wife Yun are unable to have children. After lengthy deliberations, his mother and his uncle Shin Chi-ho decide to call on the services of a woman who will receive Sang-gyu’s semen in exchange for money. Shin Chi-ho leads the search himself in a village where women are known to sell their services as surrogate mothers. For his nephew, he chooses the young Ok-nyeo, who is herself the daughter of a former surrogate mother called Pil-nyeo. On the night of their coupling, Sang-gyu is captivated by Ok-nyeo’s beauty and falls in love with her, which stirs up his wife’s intense jealousy.

  • Titre français
    La Mère porteuse
  • Original title
  • Titre international
    Surrogate Woman
  • Scénario
    Song Gil-han
  • Photo
    Koo Joong-mo
  • Montage
    Park Soon-duk
  • Musique
    Shin Byung-ha
  • Interprétation
    Kang Soo-yeon, Lee Goo-soon, Han Eun-jin, Bang Hee, yoon yang-ha
  • Producteur délégué
    Jeong Do-hwan
  • Ventes internationales
    KOFA (Korean Film Archive) :
  • Distribution
    Centre Culturel Coréen :
  • Support de projection
    35 mm
  • Sous-titrage

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