We are proud to announce that Seokkarae(Mother Midnight), directed by Mike Beech, has won Best Feature at the 2023 Barnes Film Festival.
The film is a powerful and moving story about A young woman in Korea navigates the family business, her alcoholic father, and the loss of her mother. Amidst a complicated love life and neighbor threats, she seeks guidance from a local shaman, leading to surprising self-discovery.
The film was co-produced by Moktan Productions and Flix Oven out of South Korea.
Seokkarae was praised by the judges for its beautiful cinematography, strong performances, and emotionally resonant story. “This is a film that will stay with you long after you’ve seen it,” said one judge. “It’s a powerful and moving story that is beautifully told.”
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA