The Poet and The Boy

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The Poet and The Boy


Friday Aug 10 05:00 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


General Admission: $12.00


About the Film:

Part of Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival 2018

Presented by: Aqua-Aston Hospitality

Directed by Kim Yang-Hee. 2017. Korea. 110 min. Korean with English subtitles. 
A poet in his late 30s who spent his whole life in Jeju Island lives off his sturdy wife. Despite his wife's constant nagging about his inability as a breadwinner, all he does is think about writing poetry. One day, the poet meets a teenage boy working at a donut shop and helplessly develops feelings he has never had before. 

Best Screenplay—18th Busan Film Critics’ Awards & 18th Women in Film Korea Awards; Best New Director & Best New Actor Nominee, Jung Ga-ram—23rd Chunsa Film Arts Awards; 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, 2017 Tokyo International Film Festival, 2018 Wicked Queer Boston LGBT Film Festival; 2018 Seattle International Film Festival

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