London Korean Film Festival 2019

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The Aimless bullet (Obaltan) (Country: South Korea; Year: 1960; Director: Yoo Hyun-mok ; Writer: Lee Beom-seon ; Stars: Choi Mu-ryong, Kim Jin-kyu, Moon Jeong-suk )
A man struggles to support his pregnant wife, two children, lonely sister and mentally unstable mother.
Bloodline (Country: South Korea; Year: 1963; Director: Kim Soo-yong; Stars: Kim Seung-ho, Hwang Jung-seun, Shin Seong-il, Kim Ji-mee)
An indigent widower gets by working as a housing agent, and his son uses every trick in the book to earn some extra cash. Living next to them is the breadwinner of a family of four, who, though his job as a litter picker barely gives him enough to live on, must support his ailing wife, elderly mother and disabled daughter.
A Coachman (Country: South Korea; Year: 1961; Director: Kang Dae-jin; Writer: Lim Hee-jae; Stars: Kim Seung-ho, Shin Young-Kyun, Hwang Jung-Seun, Jo Mi-ryeong)
A man tries to raise his two sons and two daughters under some of the most adverse conditions known to man. The father operates a horse-drawn cart, but in a city that is modernizing after the destruction of the Korean War, automobiles are making carts obsolete.
The Devil's Stairway (Country: South Korea; Year: 1964; Director: Lee Man-hee; Writer: Lee Jong-taek; Stars: Kim Jin-kyu, Moon Jung-suk, Bang Seong-ja, Jeong Ae-ran)
A man wants to leave his mistress so he can marry the daughter of the director of the hospital. However, complications ensue and the devil in this man is released.
The Flower In Hell (Jiokhwa) (Country: South Korea; Year: 1958; Director: Shin Sang-ok; Writer: Jeong-seon Lee)
A naive country youth goes to the city to persuade his brother to return home, not knowing that his brother is a petty criminal involved with a sex worker who services American soldiers.
Goryeojang (Country: South Korea; Year: 1963; Director: Kim Ki-young; Stars: Kim Jin-kyu, Ju Jeung-ryu, Kim Bo-ae, Kim Dong-won)
A disabled man tries to get by despite facing prejudice in a famine-ravaged village which practises the custom of abandoning one’s parents in the mountains once they reach old age.
A Hometown Of The Heart (Maeumui Gohyang) (Country: South Korea; Year: 1949; Director: Yun Yong-gyu; Stars: Byun Ki-jong, Yu Min, Yeo Heon-Yong, Choi Eun-hee)
A young widow and a child monk form a bond, leading to a request for adoption.
Piagol (Country: South Korea; Year: 1955; Director: Lee Kang-cheon; Writer: Lee Kang-cheon; Stars: Noh Gyeong-hui, Lee Yea-chun, Kim Jin-kyu, Heo Chang-kang)
A group of communist guerillas encounter jealousy and rivalry among themselves over a female compatriot, while one of their members plots to desert their band.
A Woman Judge (Country: South Korea; Year: 1962; Director: Hong Eun-won; Stars: Moon Jung-suk, Kim Seung-ho, Yu Gye-seon, Um Aing-ran)
A lawyer defends her mother-in-law, who has confessed to murder.
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