LEE Yoo-young Vehicle Competes in Goa
Korean thriller Marionette
is set to have its world premiere at the International Film Festival of India, Goa (IFFI) this month. From first time feature helmer LEE Han-wook
, the film stars actress LEE Yoo-young
and focuses on the problem of underage teenage victims of sex abuse in Korean schools.
LEE features as a high school teacher who begins to receive messages from a mysterious man who goes only by ‘Master’ who reminds her of an incident from her past. The situation becomes more serious when a student of hers becomes the victim of assault.
Starring alongside LEE is KIM Hee-won
, who recently appeared in Missing
and The Merciless
. Director LEE previously helmed the mid-length film Hide N Seek
in 2012, which screened at the Montreal World Film Festival and the Boston International Film Festival.
No domestic release date has been set for Marionette.