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Villa Albertine 2024 Residencies: Davy Chou on Tour

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Return to Seoul © Davy Chou / Aurora Films

February 7, 2024 - February 14, 2024

Villa Albertine resident, director Davy Chou, will be on a US tour, this winter, to promote the captivating odyssey Return to Seoul, part of the 2023 Albertine Cinémathèque Film Selection.

Return to Seoul” by Davy Chou (Aurora Films)

On an impulse to reconnect with her origins, Freddie, 25, returns to South Korea for the first time, where she was born before being adopted and raised in France. The headstrong young woman starts looking for her biological parents in a country she knows so little about, taking her life in new and unexpected directions.

Genre: Drama
Cast: Park Ji-min, Oh Kwang-rok, Guka Han
119 min

Bryn Mawr, New York, Princeton, Boston, Chicago

Davy Chou will be in tour in five cities where the film will be screened and where he will be in attendance for Q&As.

  • Bryn Mawr, PA Wednesday, February 7th 2024

Bryn Mawr Film Institute – Register at

  • New York City, NY Thursday and Friday, February 8 and 9, 2024

Cornell University – Register at

Skidmore College – Register at

A Masterclass will also be held at Columbia University on February 13 for Columbia students and staff.

  • Princeton, NJ Sunday, February 11th 2024

Princeton University – Register at

  • Boston, MA Monday, February 12th 2024

Northeastern University – Register at

  • Chicago, IL Wednesday, February 14th 2024

University of Chicago – Register at


Sandrine NEVEUX, Villa Albertine – Film Program Officer
+1 (415) 254-8694 /

Laurence Geannopulos, Villa Albertine Chicago – Coordinator
+1 (312) 327 5235 /

Frédérique Horn, Villa Albertine Boston – Cultural & Education Attachée
+1 (617) 832 4422 /

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