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Synopsis: A transgender female dancer, Shin-mi, gets a call from the Military Manpower Administration, to attend for the Military Service Examination. Shin-mi, with everything in readiness, takes her steps to the Military Manpower Administration. 

Language

Korean

Run Time

24 minutes

Starring

Hejun CHOI (Shin-mi)
Wookyum KIM (Hyuk-tae)

Directed by

Sungbin BYUN

Produced by

Suji BONG

Composer

Casepeat

Cinematographer

Dahae NOH

Director's Statement

The world conquered by wind. That violent wind fleet and cannibalistic school of sharks, tinged with blue. My bladder, reflexively swelling up. Today’s battle is tense. I forebode it. Therefore, the brilliant dance of agony now unfolds, and I tell sorrow to look over here since I dance along your rhythm—look at my flexible arms and legs, thoroughly tamed by your rhythm during my whole life. 
– Seung-ja Choi “Dance of Agony”

Director's Bio

Born in 1991, Byun studied Film and Eastern Philosophy at University. With his short film Horn(2014), The Chicken of Wuzuh(2015) invited Busan Int. Film Festival and got the Gran Prix from LA Asian Paciffic Film Festival. His another film Hands and Wings(2019) invited Slamdance and Burussel Short film fest.

Production Year

2020

Instagram

@black_sheep_byun

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