30 mins

The Poor Fighter

“Sun Mi” is a jobless youth who doesn’t have anything to offer to the world – not in educational background, nor in looks, nor in skills or qualifications – and even whose weight is close to 100kg. While she has always had the label “worthless human being” tagging her along in her life, Sun Mi does have one thing that she does at least at well as others: “eating.” To make her mark in the world as a Food Fighter, Sun Mi sets out in search of “Ma Gudo,” the first Korean second place winner of “The World Chicken Wing Fastest Eating Competition” that took place 30 years ago...

  • Gwangju International Film Festival (2015. South Korea)
  • JungDongjin Independent Film Festival (2015. South Korea)
  • Chungmuro Short Film Festival (2015. South Korea) Judge Special Prize & actress
  • Hammerbrook Film Festival (2015. Germany) Best Short Film Prize
  • Massachusetts Independent Film Festival (2015. USA) 
  • Montecatini International Short Film Festival (2015. Italy) 
  • San Pedro International Film Festival (2015. USA)
  • Trinity International Film Festival (2015. USA) 
  • Cinebodega Film Festival (2015. USA)
  • Zanzibar International Film Festival (2016. Tanzania)

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