In Her Place

Director: Albert Shin Year: 2014 Run Time: 115min
In Her Place (2014)

In this compelling drama from writer-director Albert Shin, a wealthy woman from Seoul seeks to secretly adopt the unborn child of a troubled teenager from a desolate farm in the South Korean countryside. As the teenager’s pregnancy progresses, their business transaction becomes something that is far more complicated than they first expected.

Set against the misty South Korean countryside, the film treats its three subjects with equal affection, and Shin delivers an honest, powerful drama that packs an enormous emotional punch.

Staff Pick:

"Albert Shin is one to watch. A gripping film on isolation and desperation played out between urban and rural families in South Korea." —Krista


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In Her Place is filmed and set in part in Ontario and Korea. Albert Shin is from Ontario.

Ratings by Province:

14A Alberta
14A British Columbia
14A Manitoba
NR New Brunswick
NR Newfoundland and Labrador
NR Nova Scotia
14A Northwest Territories
14A Nunavut
18A Ontario
NR Prince Edward Island
NR Québec
14A Saskatchewan
14A Yukon