In Her Place (2014)

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In Her Place follows three women whose lives are about to be forever interconnected through the birth of a child. Canadian filmmaker Albert Shin’s debut feature was met with rave reviews internationally upon its release with the film being praised for its assured handling of external and internal personal drama.

In South Korea, a wealthy woman from Seoul arrives in a small farming town where she has made agreement with a pregnant teen girl and her mother to adopt the unborn child when it is born. As part of the agreement, the woman stays with the mother and daughter through the pregnancy. Soon their lives become more intertwined than they could have imagined as they wait for the arrival of the baby.




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Directed by Albert Shin, Written by Albert Shin and Pearl Harding-Hao
Winner of the Jay Scott Prize at the 2014 Toronto Film Critics Association