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4th(2002)



A True Story about Love

Melissa Kyu-jung Lee

  • Australia
  • 2001
  • 27min
  • Beta
  • color

Korean-Australian filmmaker, Melissa Kyu-jung Lee embarks on a plan to make a documentary about Korean filmmakers living abroad after being invited to the San Francisco Asian American Film Festival. There she becomes romantically involved with Korean-American man, Richard. However, she never did she imagined to become involved with Japanese-American Mark in no less than a week.
 Through this personal tale, the filmmaker poses questions of sexual and national identity, and without losing humor and wit. In addition, by being both before and behind the camera, the filmmaker explores the ethics and \'truths\' that surround documentary filmmaking. An entertaining piece which also calls upon contemplation. (Nam In-young)
 

Director

  • Melissa Kyu-jung LeeMelissa Kyu-jung Lee

    Born in Seoul, Korea, Melissa spent her childhood in Seoul, Tehran and Sydney. She majored in Communications at the University of Technology in Sydney and directed her first documentary Mary’s Place in 1998. She graduated with an MA from the Australian Film Television and Radio School in 2001 and is currently developing several documentaries and a short drama project. Fired Up(1999), Secret Women’s Business(1999), Soshin: In Your Dreams(2000), The Heart-Shaped Necklace(2001).

Credit

  • ProducerMelissa Kyu-jung Lee
  • Screenwriter Melissa Kyu-jung Lee
  • Cinematography Melissa Kyu-jung Lee
  • Editor Stafford Wales
  • Music Kylie Burtland
  • Sound Phil Myers