Sori: Voice from the Heart
Location: Redstone Theater
Dir. Lee Ho-Jae. 2016, 117 mins. DCP. New York premiere. With Lee Sung-min, Lee Hee-jun, Lee Honey. After achieving sentience, an advanced spy satellite goes AWOL and returns to Earth full of remorse for its role in a military strike. Distraught father Hae-gwan (Lee Sung-min) finds the machine, whose memory—filled with years of recorded phone conversations—may contain clues to the whereabouts of his missing daughter. Together, father and robot—now named “Sori”—must stay a step ahead of intelligence agent Shin (Lee Hee-jun) and aerospace engineer Ji Yun (Honey Lee) to learn the truth. Winner of the 2016 Audience Choice Award at the Udine Far East Film Festival. Selected for The Asian Pop-Up Cinema Festival and Fantasia International Film Festival.
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