A young woman from Korea struggles to settle down in her new home in Germany due to her lacking language skills. When she befriends a Korean-German woman she sees a way to escape her helplessness and loneliness. But her new friend doesn’t seem to be as helpful as she pretends to be…


  • Hyung-Guhn “Hugo” Yi: Director
  • Hyung-Guhn “Hugo” Yi: Writer
  • Naima Bouzouida: Producer
  • Laura Im: Key Cast, “Su-Ahn”
  • Tae-Eun Hyun: Key Cast, “Mi-Na”
  • Johanna Miller: Key Cast, “Waitress”
  • Alison Burns: Assistant Director, A Mean Time Between Failures
  • Darius Sobolewski: Director of Photography


  • Project Type: Short
  • Genres: Drama, Migration
  • Runtime: 24 minutes 51 seconds
  • Completion Date: August 15, 2020
  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Country of Filming: Germany
  • Language: English, German, Korean
  • Shooting Format: Digital
  • Aspect Ratio: 2K
  • Film Color: Color
  • Student Project

Screenings / Awards

  • Festival du Film Coréen à Paris 2020 Paris
    October 31, 2020
    French Premiere
    Official Selection “SHORTCUTS”
  • 56. Werkstatt der Jungen Filmszene Wiesbaden
    May 24, 2021
    Official Selection