Logline: A Korean immigrant with a severely scarred face visits a black market hospital in Queens to seek plastic surgery.

Synopsis: Yeona is a Korean immigrant residing in Queens, NY who has a severely scarred face and suffers from deep-rooted self image issues. As a tailor at a local dry cleaners, she wears a cloth mask to hide herself from the world. Yeona decides to seek plastic surgery at a Korean black market hospital to fix her appearance once and for all. When she is urged to remake her appearance beyond recognition, Yeona is forced to question what can and cannot be repaired by going under the knife.

Credits

  • Christina Yoon: Director
  • Christina Yoon: Writer
  • Jungyoon Kim: Producer
  • Spring Kim: Key Cast, “Yeona”
  • Taeho Kwak: Key Cast, “Joonsuk”
  • MeeWha Lee: Key Cast, “Mrs. Cho”

Specifications

  • Project Type: Short, Student
  • Genres: Drama
  • Runtime: 12 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date: February 29, 2020
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Country of Filming: United States
  • Language: Korean
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker: No
  • Student Project: Yes