The 3rd floor gallery of the California Museum of Photography is closed for the installation of Color Shift from August 12th through August 30th, reopening on August 31st.

Secret Sunshine

Directed by: Chang-dong Lee

144 minutes | Unrated


Friday, March 11, 2011, 7pm - 9pm

After her husband's death, a young mother, Shin-ae, moves herself and her young son to her husband's small hometown to start again. Plumbing the depths of tragedy, madness, and faith Chang-dong Lee's Secret Sunshine is a grueling, moving, piece of beautifully acted cinema.  

"The cinematic equivalent of prose that is clear, elegant and lyrical." - A.O. Scott, New York Times 

"Emotionally complex tale of a woman's confrontation with the worst of fates." - Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter

Best Actress, Jeon Do-yeon, Cannes, 2007