In The Matter of Cha Jung Hee
Deann Borshay Liem’s autobiographical documentary focuses on the unusual circumstances of the baby marketing industry of her homeland.
The film places a strong focus on the unsavory aspects of South Korea’s lucrative adoption industry.
Born in South Korea in 1956, she was placed in an orphanage as a young child and adopted by an American couple.
Even with today’s economic prosperity, South Korea profitably arranges for thousands of infants and children ““ mostly the offspring of unwed mothers ““ to be sent abroad.