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11th(2009)



A Little President and a Tall Assistant

CHO Kyeong-ja

  • Korea
  • 2008
  • 25min
  • DV6mmdigital, DV
  • color
  • Documentary

A tall assistant with her beloved camera follows a little president who picks up waste materials all day long. The director, already at her eighties,’ is attracted to the little boss working hard and becomes her friend. While the film looks into labor and poverty issues of female senior citizens, amazingly it discovers a warm and passionate philosophy of life by way of the little president. 

 

A tall assistant with her beloved camera follows Little President who picks up waste materials all day long. The director, already at her eighties’, is attracted to Little President working hard and becomes her friend. While the film looks into labor and poverty issues of female senior citizens, amazingly it discovers a warm and passionate philosophy of life by way of Little President. The filmmaker, who calls herself a “Hollywood Kid”, made her debut film in 2005, and A Little President and a Tall Assistant is her first film shown on the big screen. (Jay SOHN) 

 

Director

  • CHO Kyeong-jaCHO Kyeong-ja

    Born in Haeju, Hwanghaedo, in 1928. The mother of four children, she lived through the Japanese occupation and the Korean War. Having started essay writing in the late 1980s at Duksung Women’s University’s School of Adult and Continuing Education, director Cho entered the literary sphere in 1993 with Room Number 902. She started producing documentaries through the Film Media Academy of Seoul Welfare Center for the Elderly. Her works include Ob/Gyn Clinic (2005), which points out the actuality of low-birth society; and Praise for Hanok (2006), that embody the sufferings of separated families.

Credit

  • Screenwriter CHO Kyeong-ja
  • Cinematography CHO Kyeong-ja