Focus on Korea / UK premiere

Jiseul (Ji-seul)

  • O Muel /
  • South Korea /
  • 2012 /
  • 109 mins

Oh Young-soon, Moon Suk-bum, Yang Jung-won, Sung Min-chul, Choi Eun-mi, Jang Kyung-sub, Uh Sung-wook, Park Soon-dong, Kang Hee / Fiction / Korean

A poetic recreation of a long-hidden tragedy.

In 1948, Korean troops, under the direction of the U.S. military government, waged a brutal campaign against the inhabitants of the southern island of Jeju. This elegantly composed and mournful film focuses on two contrasting groups: a unit of soldiers who are under orders to wipe out a small village, and a band of villagers who hide in a cave.

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