Korea 2019 17minFictionDCPcolor
After all, her North Korean defector parents who escaped to China passed away, Hyun-joo stays in South Korea. However, due to her parents’ death, she cannot prove her nationality and Hyun-joo becomes a stateless person. She wants to go to her favorite idol’s fan meeting, but it is impossible to apply. In exchange for taking Joo-hee’s Chinese competency test, Hyun-joo borrows her identity for one day. Proxy Exam highlights the members of the South Korean society that have not thought of the second generations of North Korean defectors. The situation of Hyun-joo, having nothing guaranteed by law, is a sore space of the system of our society. A simple film that points out the poignant reality.