Film director Sun Hee Engelstoft in Seoul. Photo: AP
Film director Sun Hee Engelstoft in Seoul. Photo: AP
Adoption

In South Korea, young mothers are pressured into giving up babies for adoption, documentary shows

  • Filmmaker Sun Hee Engelstoft is one of about 200,000 South Koreans to have been adopted overseas during the past six decades, mainly to white parents in America and Europe
  • Her film, Forget Me Not, began as her personal attempt to understand her Korean mother, who at age 19 gave Englestoft up for adoption

Film director Sun Hee Engelstoft in Seoul. Photo: AP
Film director Sun Hee Engelstoft in Seoul. Photo: AP
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