• Approved for Adoption (2012)

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Release Date: 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 15 min

Plot Summary
A comic book artist returns to Seoul for the first time since he was abandoned at the age of 5.

Cast: Christelle Cornil, William Coryn, Jean-Luc Couchard, Nathalie Homs, David Murgia, Maxym Anciaux, Cathy Boquet, Mahé Collet

Director: Laurent Boileau , Jung

Genres: Biography, Animated

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  • A vibrant example of hybrid nonfiction filmmaking, using hand-drawn animation, live action, home movies and newsreels in a rich synthesis of personal and historical memory. show more

  • Visualizations are Mr. Jung's province, and they're what make his movie so deeply moving, as well as literally illuminating. show more

  • Crucially, Jung and Boileau manage to convey the bonds of affection and love that hold this unusual family together, in a manner that will ring a moving chord with many who have experienced similar circumstances. show more

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