Areum Married (2021)

  • Documentary
  • 1h 27m

While working on her first documentary film, director Areum meets a progressive party activist and chef, Seongman, and gets married. Thereafter, she takes Seongman with her to study in France, which she has long been preparing to do. In France, the only thing Seongman can do is housework. Not being able to read or speak the language leaves him in a depression, when Areum, the one responsible for their financial and administrative duties, falls pregnant. In order to help Seongman get over his depression, Areum suggest they start running “Oegil Restaurant”, a project to cook and serve to a limited number of guests on specific days. But after the birth of their baby, Areum starts concentrating on her studies and filmmaking, leaving Seongman alone in parenting. This leads to frequent aggressive fights, and Seongman declares a strike. Will Areum be able to juggle both her marriage and her film?




Moonkyung KIM


Moonkyung KIM


French, Korean


Republic of Korea