Art documentary film ‘Factory Complex’ of the artist Im Heung-soon is a chronicle for female labor. The film is composed with interviews starting from the ‘60s and 70s working women in Guro Industrial Complex to women who work in service industry. This won the Silver Lion Award at the 2015 Venice Biennale, the most prestigious Fine Art Festival in the world.
The background of the German film “The lives of others” is the East German before the unification in 1984. In East Germany at the time, under the slogan of ‘Everything must be known’ all the East Germans were under surveillance by Stas (East German secret police). The film tells about the lives of Stasi Captain Wiesler, the playwright Dreyman and the lover of Dreyman actress Christa.
Maybe life could not so complicated. Having good will each other. May people should say who say that the lesson of the life in the film exists in fairy tale books. However, the director Ann Hui’s simple and refreshing interpretation about the life and the death show her great direction ability and understanding in life. Truth is not complicated.