Korean Cinema Now: The Bacchus Lady

110 min. | Drama | NR
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Event Info
Michigan Films
Korean Cinema Now


Plays Saturday, March 31 at 1:00 PM at the Michigan The Bacchus Lady looks into the issue of elderly prostitution in South Korea. So-Young, an elderly lady who provides sex services to the male senior citizens using the pretext of selling Bacchus (an energy drink) to them. When So-Young picks up a Korean-Filipino boy named Min-Ho from the clinic she visits after Min-Ho's mother stabs the doctor (Min-Ho's father), she takes care of him while seeking a living through prostitution.
Presented by the Nam Center for Korean Studies at the University of Michigan.