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Cannes Facetime: ‘Return to Seoul’ Director Davy Chou

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Patrick Frater Asia Bureau ChiefUn Certain Regard title “Return to Seoul” from French-Cambodian director Davy Chou caused an early stir by being one of the first Official Selection titles from this year’s Cannes to secure a U.S.

release — through Sony Pictures Classics. That may be a reflection of Chou’s quest for authenticity in a bi-cultural tale about a European-raised woman and her biological family in Korea.

Chou talked to Variety about the film.It’s totally fictional. But it’s strongly based on the life of a friend of mine, a French adoptee, who happened to accompany me when I was showing “Golden Slumbers” in Busan back in 2011.

After two days hanging out at the festival, she texted her Korean biological dad. I didn’t know anything about these stories of Korean adoption.

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