The Hanji Box (2016)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family | 21 October 2016 (USA)
A recently divorced woman is downsizing. Her adopted Korean daughter is helping her pack. When a treasured Korean cultural item is broken, the woman travels to New York's Koreatown to see if she can get it fixed. An adventure awaits her.


Nora Jacobson




Credited cast:
Suzanne C. Dudley Suzanne C. Dudley ... Hannah
Natalie Kim ... Rose
Daniel Park ... Jung Tae Hee
Nancy Sun ... Lily
Bruce Baek ... Jim Choi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dario Anthony ... Kenny
Felice Choi ... Spa Attendant, Masseuse
Daniel Sangyoon Kim Daniel Sangyoon Kim ... Business Student
Jun Kim Jun Kim ... Mr. Haruto
Nancy Kim Nancy Kim ... Janet
Suhyon Kim Suhyon Kim ... MNr. Haruto's friend
Seung Eun Lee Seung Eun Lee ... Guest
Manu Menon ... Ravi
Brian Song Brian Song ... Art Student
Julian Song ... Gallery Assistant, Michael


Hannah, a recently divorced art historian, has decided to downsize. She is selling the house in the country that she has lived in for 18 years. Her daughter Rose-adopted from Korea many years ago-- is helping her pack up the house. But Rose, to her mother's dismay, resists cleaning out her own room, despite the fact that she left the house and moved in with her boyfriend 6 months ago. The tension between mother and daughter escalates until finally, an item of great importance to both of them gets broken: Rose's Hanji box-made from traditional Korean paper-- that Hannah and her husband had bought for Rose years ago in Koreatown. Or did they? Rose claims to have brought it with her from Korea-a gift from her biological birth mother. Determined to prove Rose wrong, and to fix the box, Hannah takes the train to Koreatown to find the store where she bought the box. By mistake, she stumbles into an art gallery, where preparations are being made for an exhibition of evocative and mysterious ... Written by Nora Jacobson

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Drama | Family


Not Rated


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21 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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New York, USA See more »

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