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A Hometown in Heart (1949)

Maeumui gohyang (original title)
Do-seong is a child monk who lives at a small mountain temple with the head monk, learning the teachings of Buddha. He becomes attached to a young widow who comes to pray at the temple, and... See full summary »

Director:

Yong-Gyu Yoon

Writers:

Se-deok Ham (play), Il-byeong Kwak (screenplay adaptation)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ki-jong Byeon Ki-jong Byeon ... Chief Monk
Heon-yong Oh Heon-yong Oh ... Temple Worker
Seung-min Nam Seung-min Nam ... Temple Cook
Min Yu Min Yu ... Do-seong
Eun-hie Choi Eun-hie Choi ... Widow
Geum-seong Seok Geum-seong Seok ... Widow's Mother
Yun-bong Choi Yun-bong Choi ... Hwang Seon-dal
Geun-su Cha Geun-su Cha ... Jin-su
Seon-yeong Kim Seon-yeong Kim ... Jo Seong-mo
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Do-seong is a child monk who lives at a small mountain temple with the head monk, learning the teachings of Buddha. He becomes attached to a young widow who comes to pray at the temple, and the childless widow entreats the head monk to let her raise Do-seong as her own son.

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Despite being made in 1949 this film was shot with a hand-cranked Parvo camera. See more »

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Featured in A Story of Children and Film (2013) See more »

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

9 February 1949 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

A Hometown in Heart See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Dong Seo Films See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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