Made in Korea

Korean-born but raised in the Netherlands by Dutch parents, In-Soo Radstake is just like any average Dutchman. He feels close to his adoptive family, likes meat and potatoes, and cheers on his favorite sports team. But when he embarks on an innocent journey to find the eight other Korean adoptees who arrived on the same plane from Korea twenty years earlier, a domino effect of events alters his life. He first meets Ungila, a fellow adoptee, and is taken by her personal story of being reunited with her birthmother. With her love and support, In-Soo travels back to Korea for the first time, beginning a frustrated quest to reconcile with a part of himself he didn't know existed. A favorite at the Pusan Film Festival, this intimate documentary finds In-Soo appearing on a tearjerker TV show that features weeping reunions. Like our hapless adoptee, you won't know whether to laugh or cry.

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