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LIONESS(ES) - still #1


US Premiere

Director: Jae-Hee Hong

Korea, 2008, 20 min

Shooting Format:Super 16

Festival Year:2009

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Sung-A Hong, In-Gi Jung, Han-Hee Cho, Yeong-Yeo Lee, Min-Gyeong Seo

Crew:Executive Producer: JAE-HEE HONG - Producer: CHE-HEE NAM - Screenwriter: JAE-HEE HONG - Editor: YUN-JU UM - Cinematographer: BONG-JU LEE - Original Score: HONG-JIP KIM - Sound: JI-YOUNG JUNG

Sales:Jae-Heee Hong, Director - Seoul, South Korea - T: +82 018 286 50 57


A meat market: Jung-hee, a butcher, run away from her abusive husband, Sung-chil, who gambles and even beats her. Her neighbors, pitying her situation, suggest that she eats meat to be strong.


About the director

Jae-Hee Hong graduated from the Korean National University of the Arts in 2003, and has since worked as assistant director and screenwriter for "Kim Chu-Ja", a feature film. In 2006, she was the winner of the AISFF Fund Project, and her short film "Lioness(es)" was awarded First Prize of the Seoul International Woman's Film Festival. She lives in South Korea.

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