RECOMMENDED WATCH TIME, FOLLOWED BY EXCLUSIVE DIRECTOR Q&A:
OCT 18, 11:30 AM
There is no love more devoted than that for a pop star, especially for temperamental fan club members the “Best Girls”. After Korean pop idol “N.D.” dies, the Best Girls uncover a secret message when they play his record backwards. Now, they’re on a mission to fulfil the final wishes of their hometown hero. Their misadventures lead them to realize the true reasons fueling their fandom.
Writer-director Jerome Yoo’s sophomore film is steeped in the style and the world of its characters - we see the story from their point of view, brimming with the whole-hearted spirit of youthful pursuits.
Often telling stories of youth, Jerome Yoo is a director/writer who aims to inject unconventional style and energy to bring his stories to life. Jerome recently made his directing debut in 2018 with his Storyhive short, Gong Ju, and has previously co-written the award-winning hip-hop short Cypher.
CAST & CREDITS
Paul Armstrong (Crazy 8s Film Society)
Thomas Affolter, Lawrence Le Lam
Catherine Shim, Jessica Kim, Jenny Jeon
Idols Never Die
DRAMA | ENGLISH, KOREAN | 18 MIN | CANADA | TORONTO PREMIERE