‘Life without Life’ goes to Korea’s Jecheon filmfest.
Art and Experience: Iranian drama ‘Life without Life’ written and directed by Kaveh Moeinfar has made it into the competition section of 14th Jecheon International Music & Film Festival in South Korea.
Enjoying its 11th international screening, ‘Life without Life’ will compete with 12 other titles from Brazil, Japan, France, Germany, and US at the Cine Symphony section of the 14th Jecheon International Music & Film Festival in South Korea.
‘Life without Life’ narrates the story of Ardeshir, who suffers from lung cancer and has only six months to live, and Satyar (Ardeshir’s son), who is a musician and collects his father’s money from debtors in an unusual way.
Kaveh Moeinfar, who has written and directed the film, has based ‘Life without Life’ on a personal experience:
“10 years ago, my father was diagnosed with cancer and six months later he passed away. Since then I’ve always been preoccupied with the question, how did he live? Or how should he have lived? In ‘Life without Life’ I wanted to invite the audience, no matter where they’re from, to this simple point: Life has no rewind button. If some day we were informed that we don’t have much time, we shouldn’t feel as if for all these years, we’ve been alive but we weren’t living.”
The Jecheon International Music & Film Festival presents a series of programs that combine film and music. The Cine Symphony section is a “showcase of narratives in various genres including but not limited to musical film, contemporary drama in which music has been used crucially for the development of its drama.”
The 14th edition of the event will be held from the 9th to 14th August 2018 in Jecheon City of Chungcheongbuk-do Province, Republic of Korea.