Approved for Adoption

Approved for Adoption

A Feature film by Laurent Boileau, Jung Henin

Produced by Mosaïque Films

Release in France : 06/06/2012

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France 3 Cinéma

Film exports/foreign sales :

Wide

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Synopsis

200,000 Korean children have been dispersed throughout the world since the end of the Korean War.
Jung, born in 1965 in Seoul and adopted in 1971 by a Belgian family, is one of these children.
Adapted from a graphic novel, Approved for Adoption takes a look at a few key moments in Jung's life: the orphanage, arriving in Belgium, family life, a difficult adolescence... It recounts the events that have led Jung to accept the contradictions of his existence. Being uprooted, identity issues, integration, maternal love, and a reconstituted and mixed race family are just some of the themes that are broached with poetry, humor and emotion.
Consisting of an amazing mix of live-action and drawn images, between present and past, and employing historical and family archives, Approved for Adoption is an animated autobiographical tale that breaks new ground.

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Full credits (12)

Executive Producer :

Thomas Schmitt

Director of Photography :

Rémon Fromont

Press Attaché (film) :

Monica Donati

Sound editors :

Quentin Colette, Matthieu Michaux

Animation :

Christophe Devaux

Special Effects :

Joël Bazsalicza

Assistant directors :

Thierry Czajko, Lee Sanghoon

Sound Recordist :

Dan Van Bever

Editor :

Ewin Ryckaert

Production Designer :

Olivier May

Music Composer :

Siegfried Canto

Sound Mixer :

Philippe Charbonnel

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Documentary, Animated film

Production language :

French

Original French-language productions :

Yes

Nationality :

Majority French (France, Belgium)

Production year :

2012

French release :

06/06/2012

Runtime :

1 h 15 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

126.255

Visa issue date :

14/05/2012

Approval :

Yes

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

1.85

Audio format :

Dolby SRD

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Directors (2)

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