In Front of Your Face

HONG Sang-soo South Korea 85 Min PG13 (Some Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Bearing a secret, a former actress returns to Korea and explores her past in HONG Sang-soo’s latest exploration of the quotidian.

After spending years in the United States, former actress Sangok returns to Korea to meet a local film director. There, she reconnects with family members and her past home, only to discover how they have changed from her memories during her absence. Meanwhile, the director wishes for Sangok to be in his new film—but she cannot oblige due to a deeply held secret. Through encounters and conversations, the past and present converge as Sangok ruminates on her life.

Timing & Venue


26 November 2021,
Friday, 9.30pm
Filmgarde Bugis+ 8



All guests must present proof of vaccination (either via TraceTogether or HealthHub app) before entering the halls.

English Title

In Front of Your Face

Original Title

당신 얼굴 앞에서


South Korea




85 Min


PG13 (Some Coarse Language)






HONG Sang-soo

HONG Sang-soo is a prolific South Korean film director and screenwriter known for his subtle cinematography that showcases the complexities of everyday life. He won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlinale for The Woman Who Ran (2020). In Front of Your Face, which premiered at Cannes, is Hong’s second release in 2021 after Introduction.

Cast & Crew


LEE Hye-young
CHO Yun-hee
KWON Hae-hyo


HONG Sang-soo


HONG Sang-soo
KIM Min-hee


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