Debut Trailer for Justin Chon’s Sundance-Winning Drama GOOK

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GOOK is a drama film written and directed by Justin Chon (Man Up). It stars Chon, Simone Baker, David So, Sang Chon, Curtiss Cook Jr., and Ben Munoz. The film premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the NEXT Auidence Award.

Eli (Chon) and Daniel (So) are two Korean American brothers that run their late father’s shoe store in a predominantly African American community of Los Angeles. These two brothers strike up a unique and unlikely friendship with an 11-year-old African American girl, Kamilla (Baker). As Daniel dreams of becoming a recording artist and Eli struggles to keep the store afloat, racial tensions build to a breaking point in L.A. as the “infamous” L.A. Riots break out.


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