Like A B1

by Yann Kerloc'h

Short | 15:00 | Origin: France | Filming: Korea, Republic of | 2015 | French, Korean Languages

In Seoul, a Korean girl is passing the French oral exam DELF, but the examiner’s questions lead her to speak about her difficult family story. Her low level of French gets worse with the stress, and unconsciously, she starts to express herself with gestures, in front of a puzzled examiner.

About the director

Born in 1974 à Nantes, Yann Kerloc’h majored in political science then journalism. He drove quickly himself towards movie reviews, with a speciality in Asian movies. Then he worked in film sales companies Celluloid Dreams and Memento Films on acquisitions and festivals department, while doing script reviewing and doctoring. In between, he started to direct personal projects. Un monde en super plastique (A super plastic world), shot in France with two children, is its first short film with a production company in 2008. He is going in South Korea since 2003, when he directed the experimental short Disappearing. Since 2009, he directed in South Korea several fiction short films or music videos, with Korean teams, French and/or Korean actors. Like A B1, completed at the end of 2015, has been selected to a pitching session for film funding at Seoul Agape Film Festival, then funded by the Korean Alliance Française and by crowdfunding on Ulule.com. Before, his two main short films were Ballad of a thin man (2010), first fiction short film directed by a French in Korea, selected in the French/Korean film festival of Paris 2010 and Blowin’ in the wind (2012), a more experimental work, mostly improvised with a Korean actress. He is also the feature film programmer of the Jeju French Film Film festival since 2014 and writing a feature film set in Korea, Dobari, with the French/Luxembourg production company Les Films Fauves, selected in the workshop Ties That Bind (Udine and Singapour Film Festival).

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Screening Info

Date and Time:

Sunday, September 11 | 2pm – 3:30pm


Deutsche Schule- Auditorium

Screenings / Awards

Champs-Elysées Film Festival | Paris, France

June 08, 2016 | International Premiere

Indieforum Film Festival | Seoul, Korea, Republic of

May 28, 2016 | World Premiere

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