The Resource Approved for Adoption

Approved for Adoption

Label
Approved for Adoption
Title
Approved for Adoption
Contributor
Distributor
Filmmaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hailed as "Captivating" by the Los Angeles Times and "Superb!" by the Wall Street Journal, this award-winning animated documentary traces the unconventional upbringing of filmmaker Jung Henin, a Korean child adopted by a Western family after the end of the Korean War.. Humorous and poetic animated vignettes track Jung from the day he first meets his blond siblings, through elementary school, and into his teenage years, when his emerging sense of identity begins to create fissures at home and ignite the latent biases of his adoptive parents. The filmmaker tells his story using his own animation intercut with snippets of super-8 family footage and archival film. The result is an animated memoir like no other: clear-eyed and unflinching, humorous and wry, and above all, inspiring in the capacity of the human heart.. Winner of the Audience Award and the UNICEF Award at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Gandhi's Glasses Award - Special Mention at the Torino Film Festival. "Dazzling! Incredibly moving." - Screen International. "A story of incredible resilience and great courage!" - Le Figaro
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by GKIDS Films in 2012
Language note
In French
PerformerNote
Jung Henin, William Coryn, Christelle Cornil
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boileau, Laurent
  • Henin, Jung
  • GKIDS Films (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
74
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foreign language films
  • Race relations
Technique
live action
Label
Approved for Adoption
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (75 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1937704
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1035140238
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1937704
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Approved for Adoption
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (75 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1937704
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1035140238
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1937704
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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