Couleur de peau : miel = Approved for adoption [electronic resource] / un film de Jung et Laurent Boileau ; Mosaïque Films et Artémis Productions présentent en coproduction avec France 3 Cinema, RTBF (Television belge), Panda Media, Nadasdy Film, Radio Television Suisse, Belgacom ; écrit et réalisé par Jung et Laurent Boileau ; produit par Thomas Schmitt, Patrick Quinet.
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 74 min.)) : sd., col.
- Publisher: [United States] : Gkids, 2012.
- Distributor: Made available through hoopla
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Directed by Laurent Boileau.
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Voices: William Coryn, Maxym Anciaux, Cathy Boquet, and others.
Maxym Anciaux, Cathy Boquet.
This remarkable animated doc traces the unconventional upbringing of the filmmaker Jung Henin, one of thousands of Korean children adopted by Western families after the end of the Korean War. It is the story of a boy stranded between two cultures. Sepia-toned animated vignettes - some humorous and some poetic - track Jung from the day he first meets his new blond siblings, through elementary school, and into his teenage years, when his emerging sense of identity begins to create fissures at home and ignite the latent biases of his adoptive parents. The filmmaker tells his story using his own animation intercut with snippets of super-8 family footage and archival film. The result is an animated memoir like no other: clear-eyed and unflinching, humorous and wry, and above all, inspiring in the capacity of the human heart.
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