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"Few movies have ever been more perfectly in tune with their protagonists than Davy Chou’s jagged, restless, and rivetingly unpredictable Return to Seoul." - David Ehrlich, IndieWire

"Davy Chou’s bittersweet comedy of a Korean adoptee searching for her biological parents is powered by a dazzling lead performance." - David Jenkins, Little White Lies

Everyone who meets Freddie finds her startling yet alluring. She’s 25 years old, appears outwardly Korean yet doesn’t know the language, and is soon causing exotic chaos among an ad-hoc group of new friends. Freddie’s return to Seoul is partly a half-hearted go at finding her biological parents, and partly an attempt to reinvent herself, something that she will try again and again. Return to Seoul made a big splash at Cannes 2022 and the film is much like the central performance by Park Ji-min: striking, distinctive, impossible to forget.