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FUTURE PERFECT

Short film, 13 min, 2017.

SYNOPSIS: In a luxurious plastic surgery clinic in Seoul, several stories unfold. A patient awaits recovery, parents take their daughter home - now that she's ready for college - and a lonely receptionist tries to impress her bored colleague. Together, these patients and employees in and around the clinic desire for some unseen future.

CAST: Yekyong Choe, Anastasia Kim, Jongun Lee, Jinri Kwon.

WRITER/DIRECTOR: Abigail Prade

PRODUCER: Patafysica Films | Abigail Prade

                       New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

LOCAL PRODUCER:  Bright Hyunseok Lee 

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Brian Bliss

SOUND DESIGN & MIX: Tom Jansen | Tom Jansen Sound Design

Shot on location in Seoul, South Korea. 

Festivals

  • Nederlands Film Festival (20-29 September, 2017) | Dutch Students Abroad

  • Shift Film Festival (16-19 November, 2017) | Official Competition

  • Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (3-13 May, 2018) | Shorts Competition

  • Rotterdams Open Doek Film Festival (25-27 May, 2018)

  • Manifesto Film Festival (25-28 May, 2018)

  • Locarno Film Festival (1-12 August, 2018) | Academy Shorts

  • Silk Road International Film Festival (5-9 February, 2019) | Student Films