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Interview with Choi Yoon-tae: Baseball Girl is Almost Like A Healing Process

Interview with Choi Yoon-tae: Baseball Girl is Almost Like A Healing Process

Translated by Grace Han

Choi Yoon-tae was born in 1982 in the Yeongdeok county on the eastern coast of South Korea. A graduate of the prestigious Korean Academy of Film Arts (Kafa), Choi would go on to work as an editor for a number of years and work in the editing department on projects such as “Bedevilled” and “The Piper”. 2019 saw him take a leap to behind the camera with his debut feature “Baseball Girl“, an independent production funded by Kafa. The film screened at the Busan International Film Festival in the “Korean Cinema Today – Panorama” section as well as competed at the Seoul Independent Film Festival, where it won the Independent Star Award.

On the occasion of “Baseball Girl” having its international premiere at the New York Asian Film Festival, we spoke to him on his inspiration for the story, the situation of female sportspersons in Korea, his leading lady Lee Joo-young and more.

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