A moving coming-of-age short by California-based writer and director So Young Shelly Yo. “Soft Sounds of Peeling Fruit” follows a rebellious Korean American teen as she starts to understand the complexities of her mother’s love after an awkward chance encounter.


Writer & Director: So Young Shelly Yo
Producers: Guo Guo, Daniela Sanchez
Starring: Shannon Young Cho, Sook Hyung Yang, Luke Kim, Greena Park
Director of Photography: Arlene Muller
Editor: Mengyao Mia Zhang
Executive Producers: Lena Waithe, Rishi Rajani,
Natasha Wellesley, Domenica Castro, Constanza Castro
Production Design: Shi Min Yong
Composer: Alexander Arntzen
Casting Director: Suzanne Yavuz
First Assistant Director: Mikhail Saburov
Second Assistant Director: Zane Kalnina
First Assistant Camera: Minami Moriyama
Second Assistant Camera: Darrell Ham
DIT: Jamil Munoz
Still Photographer: Ken Chang
Script Supervisor: Omar Barahona
Dialogue Coach: Chris Yejin Cha
Production Coordinator: Abeni Philips
Gaffer: Hitoshi Tomonori
Best Boy Electric: Carlos Ortez
Key Grip: Craig Boydston
Best Boy Grip: Max Allen
Production Sound Mixer: Camilo Gomez
Art Director: Anna Calubayan, Molly Moses
Set Decorator: Katie Guyenhoag
Property Master: Magdiel Carranza
Art Production Assistant: Ken Chang
Costume Designer: Ruoxuan Li
Hair & Makeup Artist: Moung “Kelly” Park, Akihiro Sawada
Supervising Sound Editor: Sung Rok Choi
Visual Effects Artist: Victor Velasco
Colorist: Sebastian Perez
Catering: Colleen Stewart
Craft Service: Erik Fischer, Andrew Goldman
Covid Compliance Officer: Guin Aide
A very special thanks to: Simone Ling
Special thanks to: Steven Park, the Yo family, California Market,
Koreana Gifts & Art, Natalie Curtis


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