Opera Jawa, rich in symbols and mysticism, is about a man and wife, Setio and Siti, who live in a small village and earn their…
Winner, Best Feature Film, 2007
When her husband passes away in an automobile accident, Shin-ae and her son Jun relocate down south to her late husband’s hometown of Miryang. Despite her efforts to settle down in this unfamiliar and much too normal place, she finds that she can’t quite fit in. She opens a new piano academy and makes attempts to mingle with neighbors, but nothing works.
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