Hong Jeong-ho’s “The Me in the Mirror” is a perfect backtrack for the film “Lost to Shame”. Song-joon (Nam Yeon-woo) loves his brother, relies on his brother and respects his brother, even when he achieves success with his new play about and LGBTQ+ man. He thinks he has the utmost respect and understanding for homosexuality, but it is only surface level. The man he sees in the mirror isn’t the understanding man he thinks himself to be and that is his battle in this film.
-Yours, Lisa, who loves a film that explores acceptance
Directed by Nam Yeon-woo
With Nam Yeon-woo, Ahn Sung-min, Hong Jeong-ho, Han Myung-soo, Yang Jo-a, Choi Yong-jin,… -More
Song-joon is an unknown actor who often has to borrow money from his brother to get by. On one of his grim days, Song-joon is cast as the lead in a play about homosexuality. The play is successful and Song-joon is lauded for his performance. By taking the role and making efforts to better understand the gay community, Song-joon believes he has been able to overcome his prejudices. But after discovering his brother’s secret, he realizes he is still unable to accept homosexual love.
Release date in Korea : 2017/09/27