A frame that says, ´Drink makgeolli (rice wine) here and the one you miss will return´ is hung on the wall of The Return. The tavern´s regulars miss their lost ones. One day, Joo-yeong arrives there.
Born in 1966. The Return(2017) is his first theatrical feature in Korea. Previously, he directed various documentary features including Mira Story(2014) and Ari Ari the Korean Cinema(2011) and taught at various institutions including Korea University, San Francisco State University, and the University of Iowa. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa, M.F.A. from Brooklyn College of City University of New York, and B.A. from Korea University.