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To the Starry Island (1993)

Geu seome gago shibda (original title)
Moon Chae-Ku and his friend Kim Chul try to bring the body of Moon's father back to his native Kwisong Island for burial. Their ferry is intercepted by resentful islanders who will not let ... See full summary »

Director:

Kwang-su Park

Writers:

Chul-woo Im (screenplay), Chul-woo Im (stories) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
So-young Ahn So-young Ahn ... Poltoknyeo
Sung-Ki Ahn ... Kim Chul (as Sung-kee Ahn)
Hyung-in Choi Hyung-in Choi ... Nopdotaek
Woo-hyeok Choi Woo-hyeok Choi ... Kim Chul as a boy
Jun-ho Heo ... Soondol
Bo-kyeong Kim Bo-kyeong Kim
Yong-man Kim Yong-man Kim ... Hwang Sul-bong / Hwang Dong-pal
Young-yi Lee Young-yi Lee ... Opsunne
Kyeong-jin Min Kyeong-jin Min ... Tinker
Seong-kun Mun ... Moon Dok-bae / Moon Chae-ku
Hye-jin Shim ... Oknim
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Moon Chae-Ku and his friend Kim Chul try to bring the body of Moon's father back to his native Kwisong Island for burial. Their ferry is intercepted by resentful islanders who will not let the boat dock, because of the father's political activities in the 1950's, informing on Communist sympathizers. Kim Chul, through flashbacks, recalls people and events from his island childhood. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Drama | Fantasy

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

25 December 1993 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

To the Starry Island See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Park Kwang-su Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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