Four years ago, Escher’s famous lithograph of two hands drawing each other was the inspiration for his labyrinthine debut Romance Joe, Lee told the Daily Tiger in 2011. This preference for stories within stories also forms the basis of this dreams-in-dreams narrative, a light-hearted homage to the art of association.
Dissatisfaction about a failed audition and lost love leaves stage actress Yeon-Shin on a bench in a park where she strikes up a conversation with a police detective about her dreams. He hardly ever dreams himself, but this stranger is able to explain other people’s dreams in detail.
As if floating from one cloud to another, we step from one dream into another, while the fears and frustrations of the characters are reflected in one another’s dreams. The result is a playful journey through the maze of the spirit, the last place where we can get lost because there isn’t any navigation system to show us the way.

Filmmaker
Lee Kwangkuk
Premiere
International premiere
Country
South Korea
Year
2014
Medium
DCP
Length
99’
Language
Korean
Producer
Lee Kwangkuk, James Do
Production Company
Byeokdol Films
Sales
M-Line Distribution
Writer
Lee Kwangkuk
Cinematography
Gang Dae-Hee
Editor
Son Yeon-Ji
Production Design
Cho Sang-Kyung
Sound Design
Kim Young-Ho
Music
Jeong Yong-Jin
Cast
Shin Dong-Mi, Kim Kang-Hyun