Les Bonnes Étoiles [Broker] (2022)

Once-in-a-generation does a film release at such a perfect temporal amalgamation of sociopolitics & climate: a baby box project at a time of Roe v. Wade chaos & farcical caper of [though ~flawedly-executed] resonante themes of community, faith, agency, ethics, finance, trafficking, etc. w. career performance by Kang-ho. 8/10.

Plot Synopsis: Broker is a 2022 South Korean drama film directed and written by Hirokazu Kore-eda starring Song Kang-ho, Bae Doona, Gang Dong-won, and Lee Ji-eun. The film revolves around characters associated with baby boxes, which allow infants to be dropped off anonymously to be cared for by others.

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