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Movies (fiction) by Region: Korea

SELECTED DVDs and Videotapes of feature length films in the Rutgers

Korea DVDs

Arumdaun sijol Spring in my hometown 1999?

Kwang-mo Yi, Song-gi An, Yu-jong Pae, and Ok-suk Song

Set in the early 1950s when the US military presence was predominant in Korea, Spring in My Hometown depicts the life of an older generation from a child's perspective. Two children peep through the hole in the fence of an abandoned mill and chance upon the scene of one child's mother having sex with an American soldier. Now the world could never be the same. The film combines historical facts and the recreated life of hard but beautiful times with a rigorous formalism of long takes and long shots. 1 videodisc (120 min.)

MEDIA 10-122

 

A Ball Shot by a Midget / Nanjangi ka ssoa ollin chagun kong 2007, 1981

P a Hong, W on-se Yi, Yang-ja Ch?on, S ong-gi An, Pur-i Kim, Se-h ui Cho, and Cedar Online

A lower class family from a salt mining villiage struggle with living in poverty. 1 videodisc (102 min.)

MEDIA 10-1392

 

Bonji jomp`u rul hada Bungee jumping of their own 2003

Tae-sung Kim, Pyong-hon Yi, Un-ju Yi, Hyon-su Yo, KTB Network, Edko Films Ltd, and Edko Video Ltd

"Two college freshmen fall in love soon after sharing an umbrella in the rain, with a vow to never leave one another. The girl, however, disappears without a word, and the boy, 17 years later, gets married and becomes a teacher. One of his students reminds him of his unforgettable lost love and a strange mystery starts to unravel. With an incredibly surprising and controversial plot twist, Bungee Jumping is no ordinary romantic drama that excels and overwhelms you in great measures."-- Container label. 1 videodisc (101 min.)

MEDIA 10-339

 

Ch`orok mulgogi Green fish 2001

Sok-kyu Han, Hye-jin Sim, Song-gun Mun, and Ch ang-gil Yi

A young man returns from military service to find that what he left has changed.  He has nothing.  His family is scattered; they're no longer in the familiar village.  The mountains are now obscured by the many apartments. On the train ride back to his home, he comes to the rescue of a young woman who rebuffs the advances of several young men.  She loses her scarf which the young man finds.  His attempt to find the girl leads him to a nightclub where she is a singer.  She befriends him and helps him find a job working with her boyfriend who is a gang leader. 1 videodisc (114 min.)

MEDIA 10-124

 

Chayu puin = Madame freedom 2012, 1956

I Seon-yeong (played by Kim Jeong-rim), the wife of college professor Jang Tae-yeon (played by Park Am), wants to work at a boutique dress shop in order to earn more income. Her husband is displeased with her but reluctantly gives her permission. On her way back from the interview, where she agreed to start working the next day, she accidentally comes across Sin Chun-ho (played by Lee Min), a young man boarding next door. Seon-yeong develops an interest in Chun-ho and in dancing. Meanwhile, a typist, Park Eun-mi (played by Yang Mi-hui), asks Professor Jang to give Korean grammar lessons to the clerks in her company, a request to which he gladly agrees. Seon-yeong turns out to be a great saleswoman and makes a regular client of Baek Gwang-jin (played by Ju Seon-tae), a businessman who is in international trading. Although Baek is supposed to  be in the business of receiving cash and distributing goods, no one has ever received good from him. Yun-ju (played by No Gyeong-hui), a former classmate and friend of Seon-yeong, is deceived by Baek and gives him a large amount of cash. 1 videodisc (125 min.)

MEDIA 10-4543

 

Chiburo The way home 2003

Chong-hyang Yi, Sung-ho Yu, Ul-bun Kim, Tube Pictures, and CJ Entertainment

Through an elderly and old-fashioned grandmother, a spoiled seven-year-old boy learns to accept and understand the simple pleasures of nature and her lifestyle. 1 videodisc (87 min.)

MEDIA 10-217

 

Choyonghan kajok 2005? 1998

Chi-un Kim, Kang-ho Song, Mun-hui Na, Yun-song Yi, In-hwan Pak, Min-sik Ch`oe, Ilsin ch`angop t`uja chusik hoesa, Myong P`illum, and Modern Audio (International) Ltd

"With their father fired, a family repairs an old mountain cottage and makes it an inn. Every guest they receive ends up dead and leads them into covering up the serial murders"--Container label. 1 videodisc (99 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3150

 

Chunhyang 2001, 2001

Kwon-t aek Im, Myoung Kon Kim, Tae Won Lee , Hyo-Jyong Lee, Seung-Woo Cho, and Sang-Hyun Cho

Mongryong marries the beautiful Chunhyang without telling his father, the Governor of Namwon. When his father is transferred                          to Seoul, Mongryong has to leave Chunhyang and finish his exams. Chunhyang, being the daughter of a courtesan, is also legally a courtesan. She is beaten and imprisoned when she refuses to obey the new Governor Byun, as she wishes to be faithful to her husband. After three years, Mongryong passes his exam and becomes an emissary to the King. He returns to Namwon, disguised as a beggar, just before Chunhyang is to be flogged to death at the governor's birthday celebration. 1 videodisc (120 min.)

MEDIA 10-99

 

Ge shi qin yuan The gingko bed 1997

Jacky Kang, Sok-kyu Han, Hye-jin Sim, Hi-kyong Chin, and Hyun-jun Shin

A college art lecturer experiences the mysterious love in his prior life when he comes across an antique gingko bed. He is the reincarnated soul of a court musician to a princess, but their love ended in tragedy as a jealous general killed him and the princess committed suicide. For a thousand years their love has been destined to suffer. 1 videodisc (88 min.)

MEDIA 10-121

 

Haep'i endu = Happy end 2012, 1999

Min-ki is a banker who gets laid off after six years of service. Although he's under constant sense of uneasiness, he lives his new leisurely life without the stress of work, thanks to the successful career of his wife Bo-ra. Taking care of their baby daughter, doing the housework, and spending quiet time reading at the park, these are all blessings for Min-ki. Meanwhile, Bo-ra is having an adulterous affair with her college sweetheart Il-bum, with whom she was separated when he left for the military. Although she treasures her family and desires to keep it together, she is moved by Il-bum's love and by the sweet reminiscence of her youth. Soon, Min-ki discovers their intimate relationship, which brings about much pain and confusion among the three. All three dream of the possibilities for a happy end, bringing about an unexpected outcome. 1 videodisc (100 min.)

MEDIA 10-4549

 

The housemaid 2011

Eun-yi's presence attracts the amorous attentions of Hoon, the master of the house, and he begins an affair with her. Igniting the jealousy of an older maid who knows many family secrets, Eun-yi quickly finds herself in the center of a familial power struggle. 1 videodisc (107 min.)

MEDIA 10-4356

 

JSA Joint Security Area = Kongdong kyongbi kuyok JSA c2000

Ch an-uk Pak, Un Yi, Chae-myong Sim, Yong-ae Yi, Pyong-hon Yi, Kang-ho Song, Ha-gyun Sin, T aeu Kim, Myong P`illum, and Modern Audio Ltd

Two soldiers, one North Korean and one South Korean, are shot along the 38th Parallel. As tensions rise between North and South, a Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission is called in to investigate the shootings. 1 videodisc (110 min.)

MEDIA 10-265

 

Kajok ui tansaeng/Family ties 2006

Ki-yong Song, Yon-ja Paek, T ae-yong Kim, So-ri Mun, Tu-sim Ko, T ae-ung ?Om, Hyo-jin Kong, B?ullu S?ut?om, and KD Media (Firm)

Drama told in three distinct segments. The first story begins as Mira receives a phone call from her estranged brother Hy?ong-ch??ol, informing her that he's planning to return home to visit. 2 videodiscs (113 min.)

MEDIA 10-1299

 

Kilsottum = Gilsotteum 2012, 1986

In the summer of 1983, Hwa-yong goes to a campaign for the reunion of dispersed family members.  Through the campaign, she meets old friend Dong-chin and finds Dong-chin's son.  Hwa-yong feels weird bonding with Dong-chin's son. 1 videodisc (101 min.)

MEDIA 10-4548

 

Kip`un pam kapchagi = Suddenly in the dark of night 2012, 1981

Kang Yu-jin, a wealthy biology professor doing a butterfly field study, takes in a new housemaid; the young woman, Mi-ok, is the daughter of a shaman priestess who recently died in a house fire. At first, Yu-jin and his wife, Seon-hee, welcome Mi-ok into their home, but Seon-hee begins to have misgivings when she sees a strange wooden doll that the maid has brought with her. Having suffered from nightmares about exactly the same doll, Seon-hee becomes increasingly suspicious that Mi-ok is trying to kill her and usurp her household. In a fit of madness, Seon-hee causes Mi-ok to fall to her death. From then on, Seon-hee is tormented by visions of the doll attacking her. 1 videodisc (100 min.)

MEDIA 10-4547

 

Koemul The host 2006

Chun-ho Pong, Kang-ho Song, H ui-bong Py?on, Hae-il Pak,  Tu-na Pae, A-s ong Ko , Yong-bae Choi, N ung-y on Cho, and Ch??ong?oram

Kang-du and his family have a small concession stand at Han River Park, Tunch?i. While he is serving beers to his customers, he witnesses the monster hanging one of Han River's bridges. Kang-du and an American soldier fight against the monster but the monster kills people at the riverside park and takes Kang-du's daughter, Hy?on-s?o, with it. Hy?on-s?o's family declares their own battle with the monster to rescue Hy?on-s?o from the monster. 1 DVD (119 min.)

MEDIA 10-1304

 

Koyangi rul put`ak hae Take care of my cat 2002

Chae-Un Chong, Tu-na Pae, Yo-won Yi, Chi-yong Ok, Ki-min O, Chu-hyon O, and Masul P`iri

This is a story about five Korean girls and a cat named Titi. After the high school graduation, those girls found their own paths in the society and ond day they found a lost cat, Titi. 2 videodiscs (112 min.)

MEDIA     MEDIA 10-219         10-1390

 

Kwiro = Homebound 2012, 1967

Paralyzed from the waist down due to injuries from fighting in the Korean War, Choe Dong-u (played by Kim Jin-gyu) is sexually disabled. He becomes a novelist and uses his own marital relationship as the motif in a novel that is serialized in a newspaper. He starts each morning listening to the footsteps of his wife Lee Ji-yeon (played by Mun Jeong-suk) as she comes up the stairs carrying a bowl of medicine. He is tortured by the feeling of shame that for 14 years of marriage he has not been able to fulfill his duties as a husband. In front of him, Ji-yeon insists that being with him is her choice, but her impassiveness puts him in deeper despair. Ji-yeon is bound to a life that leaves her unable to satisfy her desires; the only time she is able to escape her circumstances is when she goes to Seoul for her husband, whose mobility is restricted, to deliver his manuscript to the newspaper agency. This is the only time she gets to leave home and explore the city. Then one day, a new employee at the newspaper agency, Gang, becomes interested in her and approaches her. On one of her trips to Seoul, she misses her train back home and ends up having a date with Gang. Ji-yeon's husband finds out about this through his sister (played by Jeon Gye-hyeon), but unable to gather the courage to separate from his wife, he starts to express himself indirectly by altering the behavior of the female protagonist in his novel little by little. As the relationship between Dong-u and Ji-yeon becomes more strained, Gang proposed to Ji-yeon that she leave her husband and start a new life with him. 1 videodisc (91 min.)

MEDIA 10-4545

 

Maenbal ui chongchun 2005, 1964

Ki-dok Kim, S ong-il Sin, Aeng-nan ?Om, Mi-hye Kim, T ae-jin Ch?a, Yun-s ong S?o, In-j op Py?on, and  K?uktong H?ung?op

A well-known Korean film in the 60's about two young lovers who are from antirely different social background. 1 DVD (116 min.)

MEDIA 10-1394

 

Mimong = Sweet dream 2012, 1936

Ae-sun (played by Mun Ye-bong), the vain wife of a middle -class man, has no interest in looking after her family. Her exasperated husband (played by Lee Geum-ryong) kicks her out, so she abandons her husband and her daughter Jeong-hui (played by Yu Seon-ok) to stay in a hotel with her lover Chang-geon. One day, Ae-sun finds out her lover is a criminal, not the prosperous entrepreneur she thought he was. Chang-geon robs in the hotel, and Ae-sun informs the police of her suspicions against him. As Ae-sun is following a new lover to the train station, her can hits her daughter Jeong-hui. Lying down on the bed beside Jeong-hui at the hospital, Ae-sun decides to commit suicide. 1 videodisc (48 min.)

MEDIA 10-4542

 

Miryang / Secret sunshine 2007

Han-na Yi, Ch ang-dong Yi, To-y on Ch?on, Kang-ho Song, Ch ong-jun Yi, At??u S?obis?u (Firm), and P?ain Haus?u P?ill?um (Firm)

After losing her husband, a woman relocates to a small-town called Miryang for a new start. When tragedy strikes, one local man stands by her through all of her struggles and tries to offer her hope. 2 videosidsc (142 min.)

MEDIA 10-1300

 

Oasisu Oasis 2002

Ch ang-dong Yi, Kye-nam Myong, Min-ch ol Cho, Yang-jun Chon, Yong-t aek Ch`oe, Kyong-gu Sol, So-ri Mun, Unikorea, Isut`u P`illum, and CJ Entertainment

A love story of an ex-convict and a lady with cerebral palsy. 2 videodiscs (133 min.)

MEDIA 10-220

 

Obalt`an The aimless bullet 2002

Hyon-mok Yu, Chin-kyu Kim, Mu-ryong Ch`oe, Chong-suk Mun, Song-ch un Kim, Pom-son d1920 Yi, and Ssine K`oria

One family's struggles with money and social upheaval of a rapidly changing society after The Korean War. 1 videodisc (105 min.)

MEDIA 10-221

 

Poksu nun na ui kot Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance 2005 2002

Chin-gyu Im, Jae-Soon Lee, Ch an-uk Pak, Chong-yong Yi, Kang-ho Song, Ha-gyun Shin , Tu-na Pae, Studio Box (Firm), CJ Ent'ot'einmont'u (Firm), Alliance Atlantis (Firm), and Tartan Video (Firm)

Ryu is a deaf mute who is desperate to find a kidney for his dying sister. When his initial plans to save her fail, he and his girlfriend, a radical leftist, find themselves contemplating the unthinkable. 1 videodisc (121 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2807

 

Radio s?ut?a Radio star 2007

Chun-ik Yi, Chung-hun Pak, S ong-gi An, Y?onghwasa Ach?im, and Ssine W?old?u (Firm)

Ch?oe Kon, he was Billboard chart number one singer in 1988. After several scandals and drug abuses, now it is hard for him to keep his earn. He becomes a radio program disc jockey in small town. His life time long manager and best friend, Min-su, takes care of everything. Now that his small town radio program is a big hit, their paths have different ways. 1 DVD (115 min.)

MEDIA 10-1303

 

Sarin ui ch`uok Memories of murder 2003

Chun-ho Pong, Sang-gyong Kim, Kang-ho Song , Ssaidosu (Firm), and CJ Ent`ot`einmont`u (Firm)

Based on a true case, this movie takes place in a small village in Korea where the intense police investigation follows the series of brutal rape and murder of 10 women. 1 videodisc (130 min.)

MEDIA 10-1545

 

Shiri 2001?

Kang Je Gyu, Han Suk-kyu, Cheo Min-sik, and Song Kang-ho

Terrorist drama set in Korea. North Korean sniper turns up in South Korea and is suspected of plotting to steal an experimental explosive. Instead, a band of North Korean thugs plants bombs thoughout Seoul and seeks a large ransom and a jet plane out of the country. 2 videodiscs (120 min.)

MEDIA 10-102

 

Wang ?ui namja/The King and the Clown 2006

Chun-ik Yi, U-s ong Kam, Chun-gi Yi, Chin-y ong Ch?ong, S ong-y on Kang, and Sinema S?obis?u

The film focuses on a pair of clowns who perform comic plays, songs, and acrobatic tricks for aristocrats or commoners during the Chosun Dynasty. The film focuses on a pair of clowns who perform comic plays, songs, and acrobatic tricks for aristocrats or commoners during the reign of infamous king Yeon-San of the Chosun Dynasty. 2 videodiscs (120 min.)

MEDIA. MEDIA 10-1302 pt.1  10-1302 pt.2

 

Yi Chae-su ui nan Les insurgés 2001

Sang-in Yi, Chong-jae Yi, Sim Un-ha, Kye-nam Myong, Ch ang-jun Yi, Kihoek Sidae, and Sup`ekt`urom Dibuidi chu

1 videodisc (100 min.)

MEDIA 10-328

 

YMCA yagudan YMCA baseball team 2003

Hyon-sok Kim, Kang-ho Song, Hye-su Kim, Myung Films, and Myong P`illum

The time is 1905, a time when Korea was in the beginning of it's annexation by Imperial Japan. Resentment was high against the Japanese and into this era came Korea's first Baseball team. The players for the YMCA Baseball team became a national sensation and Heroes for a country suffering under Imperialism. 2 videodisc (108 min.)

MEDIA 10-218

 

Yogo koedam 2005, 1998

Chun-yon Yi, Ki-min O, Ki-hyong Park, Chong-ok In, Mi-yon Yi, Kyu-ri Kim, Se-yon Ch'oe, Cine 2000 (Firm), and Tartan Video (Firm)

Life is what you'd expect for young teenagers in this seemingly normal private all-girls school until a past alumni returns as teacher and a horrific course of events ensues. 1 videodisc (105 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3156

 

Yogo koedam tubontchae iyagi = Memento mori 2005, 1999

T ae-yong Kim, Kyu-dong Min, Min-sun Kim, Ye-jin Pak, Yong-jin Yi, Chong-hak Paek, Hyo-jin Kong, Ki-min O, Chun-yon Yi, Cine 2000 (Firm), and Tartan Video (Firm)

Min-ah discovers a shared diary and is soon fascinated to learn that two people she thought to be very close friends have in fact begun a forbidden romance at her school. She finds herself unable to tear her eyes away from the literally page-turning high drama of her classmates' lives, and the allure of the secret diary begins to take over. When the diary's writer is found dead from an apparent suicide, rumors spread and Min-ah begins to feel a strange presence. The once tranquil school is transformed into a place of morbid terror, as if the words written in the journal, "memento mori" (remember the dead), have come to life.--Container. 1 videodisc (98 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3151

 

Yollyomun = Bound by chastity 2012, 1962

A young woman called Han (played by Choe Eun-hui) marries into a family that prides itself on the vermillion pillar of chastity which was bestowed by the government, but soon after getting married, her young husband dies from an illness, and she becomes a widow. She lives with her husband's younger brother, her father-in-law, and her father-in-law's mother (played by Han Eun-jin) who has lived all her life as a widow faithful to the memory of her husband. One day a young man, Seong-chil (played by Shin Yeong-gyun), accepts her father-in-law's request and joins their household. That year they have a drought, but because of Seong-chil's perseverance and ingenuity, they are able to provide water for their rice paddies. On the day when the long-awaited rain finally comes down, Han and Seong-chil become so ecstatic that they hug each other, finally revealing the feelings that they have for each other. That night they make love and overcome the obstacle of their different social statuses. However, believing the repuation of her family and propriety to be important, Han still tries to live her life supporting the family. When she realizes, however, she is pregnant, she decides to run away with Seong-chil. Her brother-in-law, who is secretly in love with Han, finds out of their plan and tells his grandmother. Han gives birth to the baby, but for the sake of the family, Seong-chil and the baby are forced to leave the family and the town. 1 videodisc (100 min.)

MEDIA 10-4544

 

Yong-ja's chonsong sidae = Yeong-ja's heydays 2012, 1975

After being discharged from the army, Chang-su (played by Song Jae-ho), a body scrubber at a public bath, happens to meet Yeong-ja (played by Yoem Bok-sun) at the police station. Three years before, when he was ironworker, he had fallen in love with Yeong-ja, a housemaid for a rich family. After being raped her employer's son during Chang-su's military service, she started to work in a sewing factory, but she quit the job because of poor pay. Then she worked as a barmaid and bus conductor. Yeong-ja los one arm in an accident and then she became a prostitute. Chang-su devoted himself to taking care of her, but Yeong-ja left him for his future. After several years, Chang-su sees Yeong-ja living in a happily married life and wishes her a happy marriage. 1 videodisc (107 min.)

MEDIA 10-4546

 

Yopkijogin kunyo 2001

A chance meeting with a drunk girl on the train puts Gyun-woo in a masochistic relationship he never wanted. But despite her bullying ways he finds himself falling in love. 1 videodisc (122 min.)

MEDIA 10-4533

Korea

Arumdaun sijol Spring in my hometown 1999?

Kwang-mo Yi, Song-gi An, Yu-jong Pae, and Ok-suk Song

Set in the early 1950s when the US military presence was predominant in Korea, Spring in My Hometown depicts the life of an older generation from a child's perspective. Two children peep through the hole in the fence of an abandoned mill and chance upon the scene of one child's mother having sex with an American soldier. Now the world could never be the same. The film combines historical facts and the recreated life of hard but beautiful times with a rigorous formalism of long takes and long shots. 1 videodisc (120 min.) :

MEDIA 10-122

 

A Ball Shot by a Midget / Nanjangi ka ssoa ollin chagun kong 2007, 1981

P a Hong, W on-se Yi, Yang-ja Ch?on, S ong-gi An, Pur-i Kim, Se-h ui Cho, and Cedar Online

A lower class family from a salt mining villiage struggle with living in poverty. 1 videodisc (102 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1392

 

Bonji jomp`u rul hada Bungee jumping of their own 2003

Tae-sung Kim, Pyong-hon Yi, Un-ju Yi, Hyon-su Yo, KTB Network, Edko Films Ltd, and Edko Video Ltd

"Two college freshmen fall in love soon after sharing an umbrella in the rain, with a vow to never leave one another. The girl, however, disappears without a word, and the boy, 17 years later, gets married and becomes a teacher. One of his students reminds him of his unforgettable lost love and a strange mystery starts to unravel. With an incredibly surprising and controversial plot twist, Bungee Jumping is no ordinary romantic drama that excels and overwhelms you in great measures."-- Container label. 1 videodisc (101 min.)

MEDIA 10-339

 

Ch`orok mulgogi Green fish 2001

Sok-kyu Han, Hye-jin Sim, Song-gun Mun, and Ch ang-gil Yi

A young man returns from military service to find that what he left has changed.  He has nothing.  His family is scattered; they're no longer in the familiar village.  The mountains are now obscured by the many apartments. On the train ride back to his home, he comes to the rescue of a young woman who rebuffs the advances of several young men.  She loses her scarf which the young man finds.  His attempt to find the girl leads him to a nightclub where she is a singer.  She befriends him and helps him find a job working with her boyfriend who is a gang leader. 1 videodisc (114 min.) :

MEDIA 10-124

 

Chiburo The way home 2003

Chong-hyang Yi, Sung-ho Yu, Ul-bun Kim, Tube Pictures, and CJ Entertainment

Through an elderly and old-fashioned grandmother, a spoiled seven-year-old boy learns to accept and understand the simple pleasures of nature and her lifestyle. 1 videodisc (87 min.)

MEDIA 10-217

 

Chunhyang 2001, 2001

Kwon-t aek Im, Myoung Kon Kim, Tae Won Lee , Hyo-Jyong Lee, Seung-Woo Cho, and Sang-Hyun Cho

Mongryong marries the beautiful Chunhyang without telling his father, the Governor of Namwon. When his father is transferred                          to Seoul, Mongryong has to leave Chunhyang and finish his exams. Chunhyang, being the daughter of a courtesan, is also legally a courtesan. She is beaten and imprisoned when she refuses to obey the new Governor Byun, as she wishes to be faithful to her husband. After three years, Mongryong passes his exam and becomes an emissary to the King. He returns to Namwon, disguised as a beggar, just before Chunhyang is to be flogged to death at the governor's birthday celebration. 1 videodisc (120 min.) :

MEDIA 10-99

 

Ge shi qin yuan The gingko bed 1997

Jacky Kang, Sok-kyu Han, Hye-jin Sim, Hi-kyong Chin, and Hyun-jun Shin

A college art lecturer experiences the mysterious love in his prior life when he comes across an antique gingko bed. He is the reincarnated soul of a court musician to a princess, but their love ended in tragedy as a jealous general killed him and the princess committed suicide. For a thousand years their love has been destined to suffer. 1 videodisc (88 min.) :

MEDIA 10-121

 

JSA Joint Security Area = Kongdong kyongbi kuyok JSA c2000

Ch an-uk Pak, Un Yi, Chae-myong Sim, Yong-ae Yi, Pyong-hon Yi, Kang-ho Song, Ha-gyun Sin, T aeu Kim, Myong P`illum, and Modern Audio Ltd

Two soldiers, one North Korean and one South Korean, are shot along the 38th Parallel. As tensions rise between North and South, a Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission is called in to investigate the shootings. 1 videodisc (110 min.)

MEDIA 10-265

 

Kajok ui tansaeng/Family ties 2006

Ki-yong Song, Yon-ja Paek, T ae-yong Kim, So-ri Mun, Tu-sim Ko, T ae-ung ?Om, Hyo-jin Kong, B?ullu S?ut?om, and KD Media (Firm)

Drama told in three distinct segments. The first story begins as Mira receives a phone call from her estranged brother Hy?ong-ch??ol, informing her that he's planning to return home to visit. 2 videodiscs (113 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1299

 

Koemul The host 2006

Chun-ho Pong, Kang-ho Song, H ui-bong Py?on, Hae-il Pak,  Tu-na Pae, A-s ong Ko , Yong-bae Choi, N ung-y on Cho, and Ch??ong?oram

Kang-du and his family have a small concession stand at Han River Park, Tunch?i. While he is serving beers to his customers, he witnesses the monster hanging one of Han River's bridges. Kang-du and an American soldier fight against the monster but the monster kills people at the riverside park and takes Kang-du's daughter, Hy?on-s?o, with it. Hy?on-s?o's family declares their own battle with the monster to rescue Hy?on-s?o from the monster. 1 DVD (119 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1304

 

Koyangi rul put`ak hae Take care of my cat 2002

Chae-Un Chong, Tu-na Pae, Yo-won Yi, Chi-yong Ok, Ki-min O, Chu-hyon O, and Masul P`iri

This is a story about five Korean girls and a cat named Titi. After the high school graduation, those girls found their own paths in the society and ond day they found a lost cat, Titi. 2 videodiscs (112 min.)

MEDIA     MEDIA 10-219         10-1390

 

Maenbal ui chongchun 2005, 1964

Ki-dok Kim, S ong-il Sin, Aeng-nan ?Om, Mi-hye Kim, T ae-jin Ch?a, Yun-s ong S?o, In-j op Py?on, and  K?uktong H?ung?op

A well-known Korean film in the 60's about two young lovers who are from antirely different social background. 1 DVD (116 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1394

 

Miryang / Secret sunshine 2007

Han-na Yi, Ch ang-dong Yi, To-y on Ch?on, Kang-ho Song, Ch ong-jun Yi, At??u S?obis?u (Firm), and P?ain Haus?u P?ill?um (Firm)

After losing her husband, a woman relocates to a small-town called Miryang for a new start. When tragedy strikes, one local man stands by her through all of her struggles and tries to offer her hope. 2 videosidsc (142 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1300

 

Oasisu Oasis 2002

Ch ang-dong Yi, Kye-nam Myong, Min-ch ol Cho, Yang-jun Chon, Yong-t aek Ch`oe, Kyong-gu Sol, So-ri Mun, Unikorea, Isut`u P`illum, and CJ Entertainment

A love story of an ex-convict and a lady with cerebral palsy. 2 videodiscs (133 min.)

MEDIA 10-220

 

Obalt`an The aimless bullet 2002

Hyon-mok Yu, Chin-kyu Kim, Mu-ryong Ch`oe, Chong-suk Mun, Song-ch un Kim, Pom-son d1920 Yi, and Ssine K`oria

One family's struggles with money and social upheaval of a rapidly changing society after The Korean War. 1 videodisc (105 min.)

MEDIA 10-221

 

Radio s?ut?a Radio star 2007

Chun-ik Yi, Chung-hun Pak, S ong-gi An, Y?onghwasa Ach?im, and Ssine W?old?u (Firm)

Ch?oe Kon, he was Billboard chart number one singer in 1988. After several scandals and drug abuses, now it is hard for him to keep his earn. He becomes a radio program disc jockey in small town. His life time long manager and best friend, Min-su, takes care of everything. Now that his small town radio program is a big hit, their paths have different ways. 1 DVD (115 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1303

 

Sarin ui ch`uok Memories of murder 2003

Chun-ho Pong, Sang-gyong Kim, Kang-ho Song , Ssaidosu (Firm), and CJ Ent`ot`einmont`u (Firm)

Based on a true case, this movie takes place in a small village in Korea where the intense police investigation follows the series of brutal rape and murder of 10 women. 1 videodisc (130 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1545

 

Shiri 2001?

Kang Je Gyu, Han Suk-kyu, Cheo Min-sik, and Song Kang-ho

Terrorist drama set in Korea. North Korean sniper turns up in South Korea and is suspected of plotting to steal an experimental explosive. Instead, a band of North Korean thugs plants bombs thoughout Seoul and seeks a large ransom and a jet plane out of the country. 2 videodiscs (120 min.) :

MEDIA 10-102

 

Spring, summer, fall, winter-- and spring c2004

Sung-jae Yi, Karl Baumgartner, Ki-dok Kim, Yong-su O, Yong-min Kim, Chae-gyong So, Yo-jin Ha, Chong-ho Kim, Chong-yong Kim , Tae-han Chi, Min Ch`oe, Chi-a Pak, Min-yong Song, Sony Pictures Classics (Firm), Korea Pictures (Firm), LJ Film (Firm) , Pandora Film (Firm), and Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

A chronicle of the life of a Buddhist monk from childhood to the end of his days. 1 videocassette (ca. 103 min.)

MEDIA 2-6764

 

Wang ?ui namja/The King and the Clown 2006

Chun-ik Yi, U-s ong Kam, Chun-gi Yi, Chin-y ong Ch?ong, S ong-y on Kang, and Sinema S?obis?u

The film focuses on a pair of clowns who perform comic plays, songs, and acrobatic tricks for aristocrats or commoners during the Chosun Dynasty. The film focuses on a pair of clowns who perform comic plays, songs, and acrobatic tricks for aristocrats or commoners during the reign of infamous king Yeon-San of the Chosun Dynasty. 2 videodiscs (120 min.) :

MEDIA. MEDIA 10-1302 pt.1  10-1302 pt.2

 

Why has Bodhi-Dharma left for the east? 1996

Young-kyun Bae, Pan-Yong Yi, Won-Sop Sin, Hae-Jin Huang, and  Su-Myong Ko

In a remote monastery high up in the mountains, an old master, a young monk, and an orphaned boy devote themselves to their Buddhist teachings. As the master faces death, he must lead his disciples away from their past ties to the outside world and its rapidly changing values, and point them toward their quest for enlightenment. 1 videocassette (135 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2838

 

Yi Chae-su ui nan Les insurgés 2001

Sang-in Yi, Chong-jae Yi, Sim Un-ha, Kye-nam Myong, Ch ang-jun Yi, Kihoek Sidae, and Sup`ekt`urom Dibuidi chu

1 videodisc (100 min.)

MEDIA 10-328

 

YMCA yagudan YMCA baseball team 2003

Hyon-sok Kim, Kang-ho Song, Hye-su Kim, Myung Films, and Myong P`illum

The time is 1905, a time when Korea was in the beginning of it's annexation by Imperial Japan. Resentment was high against the Japanese and into this era came Korea's first Baseball team. The players for the YMCA Baseball team became a national sensation and Heroes for a country suffering under Imperialism. 2 videodisc (108 min.)

MEDIA 10-218

 

Korea - New This Year

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