Synopsis: -Based on a true story-
When the police refuse to investigate their daughter’s alleged suicide, two computer-illiterate parents decide to design a protest banner. Based on the infamous Miryang case in South Korea which shocked the nation in 2004 and continues to fuel public outrage even today.
Chae Kyung Lee (Mother)
Kyu Nam Kim (Daughter)
The crew and I tried to create the world of GEORGIA as if the parents’ departed daughter were designing one of her illustrations.
After graduating from NYU with a degree in film production, Jayil has worked as a director of commercials, music videos, and short films in both the US and South Korea. In the last two years, his works have screened in 100+ film festivals and garnered 50+ awards around the world. His latest film Georgia (2020) won best short at the Busan International Film Festival and was nominated for a Korean Oscar. Georgia has also been featured in The New Yorker’s Screening Room Video Series and ranked 6th on Screen Rant’s 10 Best Short Films Ever Made on Letterboxd. Jayil is currently directing a Disney Plus series with a Korean production company set to premiere in Spring 2023.