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Jeolmeun nalui chosang (1991)

Failing to enter the university of his choice, a young man is forced to enter a local college, but a series of disappointments causes him to give up his studies and begin a life of aimless travel

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Bo-seok Jeong ...
Young Hoon Lee
Hye-suk Lee ...
Lee
Chong-ok Bae ...
Soo Yoon
So-ri Ok ...
Hyeyun
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Yun-jeong Hong ...
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Failing to enter the university of his choice, a young man is forced to enter a local college, but a series of disappointments causes him to give up his studies and begin a life of aimless travel

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16 March 1991 (South Korea)  »

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Passion Portrait  »

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Captures a Time
12 December 2006 | by (South Korea) – See all my reviews

Winner of the 1991 Blue Dragon Award for Best Korean Picture, this film captures a transitional time in Korean history as the country shifted towards democracy and the young generation sought in various ways to find their identity. The protagonist stands apart from his peers in the sense that rather than join in with an impassioned but ultimately empty echo of the chants and tumults of the student movement, he seeks to understand for himself, the meaning of the changes within and without him. A classic road movie in the Korean tradition (that has faded out in recent years) of a yearning for spiritual fulfillment and personal growth.


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