A Himalayan village woman yearns to provide a better life for her young daughters, but times are harsh, and the only option she sees is surrogacy, a choice that will explode her domestic tranquility and become a searing dilemma.
Jisun Jamie Kim is a Korean-American film director who was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. She grew up making up bedtime stories every night with her two siblings in their bedroom, where she developed a love for fiction and storytelling. Jisun began her creative career only after she became a mother. Until then, she studied Bioengineering, Cognitive Psychology and Statistics. Her first career choice was teaching Psychology as a lecturer. After settling in NY, she consulted High net worth individuals at UBS. But the job she enjoyed the most was tutoring young children. She is a dancer and graduate candidate of Graduate film at NYU, where she received Maurice Kanbar scholarship.
For the past five years, she has been a producer working on films as Love Strange(2014), Little Men(2016), and Orgami(2017). Jisun wrote and directed A YEAR (2018), which set in the Himalayan mountain. She produced this film with most non-actors and local crews from Nepal.
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