Release date in South Korea : 2006/03/24
Genre : Drama
Director : Zhang Lu
Cast : Ryoo Yeon-hee, Kim Bak, Joo Kwang-hyeon, Tong Hui Wang.
Brief Synopsis :
Cui Shun-ji is a Chinese woman of Korean ancestry. A single mother bringing up a young son, she lives away from her hometown, and makes a living by selling kimchi. In the course of living her life, she meets three men who betray her. When her son dies in an accident, she decides to take revenge."Grain in Ear" is a coproduction betwen China and Korea.
KOFIC Marketing Support for Art Films 2005
KOFIC Support for Subtitles, Translation and Print Production 2005 International Film Festivals
2005 58th Cannes Film Festival, International Critics'Week- ACID Award
41st Pesaro Film Festival, Concorso PNC - Pesaro New Cinema Award
10th Pusan International Film Festival, New Currents The Best New Asian Filmmaker of the Year
24th Vancouver International Film Festival, Dragons and Tigers
41st Chicago International Film Festival, New Directors
46th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, International Competition
2006 12th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema- Golden Cyclo Award
23rd Cinema Novo Film Festival Karibu Award