What Remains of Usin association with Bristol Old Vic, Bath Spa Productions and Korea National University of Arts
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Absorbingly staged, movingly acted
“I still have dreams about flying over the border like a bird. When I land I’m always a little girl. And you’re always there.”
3 days. 6 meetings. Just 12 hours. After 50 years what would you say?
Seung-Ki hasn’t seen her father Kwan-Suk since she was three. Separated by one of the world’s most militarised borders, they come face to face again in this compelling story based on the state-organised temporary reunions of divided Korean families.
With intelligence agencies and the global media looking on, can father and daughter confront their past, and find a connection in the present?
Acclaimed actor Kwong Loke (The Great Wave National Theatre, Pah-La Royal Court) and Jung Sun den Hollander (the Ghost in Killing Eve) feature in this raw, moving and at times absurdly funny new play featuring arresting visuals and sound.
★ ★ ★ ★
Absorbingly staged, movingly acted...[An] evocative and powerful exploration of grief
★ ★ ★
Colourfully brought to life by director Sita Calvert-Ennals in a visually sleek production
Lane’s script carefully balances an entire spectrum of emotions
A compelling story of loss and resilience
Photos: Manoel Bolutife Akure