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The Fall 2016 Season runs September 2-December 16, 2016. All screenings but one for this season begin at 7:00 p.m. in Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239, 640 Oval Drive. Parking is available in the University Street parking garage, on the Purdue University campus. (Screening on September 9 will be in Forney Hall, G124, 480 Stadium Mall Drive, parking in Northwestern Avenue garage.)

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

October 5, 2011 - "Secret Sunshine" (2007)

Secret Sunshine, 2007

This is the first of two films to be screened by director Chang-dong Lee
Director: Chang-dong Lee
Origin: South Korea
Language: Korean
Running time: 142 minutes

Trying to piece her life back together after the death of her husband, Lee Shin-ae (Do-yeon Jeon) moves to the small village where he was born with her young son in tow. Life seems to return to normal, until the boy is kidnapped and Shin-ae is devastated. Jeon won the Best Actress award at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival for her performance in this emotionally gripping drama by director Chang-dong Lee. (from

MPAA rating: Not rated

Watch the trailer at IMDB.

Read the director's bio on Wikipedia.

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