Joy Joy Nails

USA | 2017 | 19 minutes | Joey Ally

Korean manager Sarah gets her claws out when she suspects Chinese new-hire Mia of being after her man.

Director Biography

Joey Ally is a New Yorker who currently lives in Los Angeles. An alum of Amherst College, Joey first studied directing assisting Megan Griffiths, then Lynn Shelton, on set. She is a fellow of the Tribeca/Chanel "Through Her Lens" program, the American Film Institute Directing Workshop for Women, and the AFI/Fox Directors Lab. Prior directing credits include the short films "Minimum Wage" (Palm Springs International ShortFest 2015), and "Partners" (Sundance 2016).

  • Director: Joey Ally
  • Principal Cast: Kahyun Kim, Yi Liu, Tae Song, Sarah Chang, Shirley Kwon, Esther Moon, Chris Yejin
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2017
  • Running Time: 19 minutes
  • Producer: Constanza Castro
  • Screenplay: Joey Ally
  • Cinematographers: T.J. Williams, Jr.
  • Editors: Adam Thomson
  • Music: Ben Jaffe
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: Korean, Mandarin, English
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP

This film is playing as a part of Women on the Verge

Women on the verge! On the verge of what? Breakups, breakdowns, brilliance, or becoming themselves. However they get to where they are going, you cannot stop a woman on the verge.

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