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Keurosing (2008)

About a young boy in North Korea who wants to find his father who is forced to become a refugee in South Korea.

Director:

Tae-gyun Kim

Writer:

Yoo-jin Lee
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Cast

Credited cast:
In-Pyo Cha In-Pyo Cha ... Kim Yong-soo
Myeong-cheol Shin Myeong-cheol Shin ... Kim Joon
Young-hwa Seo Young-hwa Seo ... Yong-soo's Wife
In-gi Jeong ... Sang-cheol
Da-Yeong Ju Da-Yeong Ju ... Mi-seon (as Da-yeong Joo)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sang-Ho Lee Sang-Ho Lee ... (as Sang-ho Lee)
Young-hoo Lee Young-hoo Lee ... Factory Manager
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About a young boy in North Korea who wants to find his father who is forced to become a refugee in South Korea.

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Drama

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

5 June 2008 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Crossing See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Big House, Plan B (Korea) See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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South Korea's 2009 Academy Awards official submission to Foreign-Language Film category. See more »

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Up there with Grave of the Fireflies
7 January 2014 | by johnnyrjSee all my reviews

Having read Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick, Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden and The Aquariums of Pyongyang by Chol-hwan Kang & Pierre Rigoulot, I was very interested in finding a movie that dealt with the unfortunate realities of modern day North Korea as is detailed in the aforementioned books. I was not disappointed.

Keurosing is a look at a grim reality that most people would rather just ignore. It's a dark, depressing journey. Anyone who has seen Grave of the Fireflies will know what I'm talking about. The movie is well directed and the acting is very good. I highly recommend this to anyone who is interested in North Korea and has read any of the books I've previously mentioned.


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