Total votes: 6

Director: Im Kwon Taek

Release Date: Apr 5, 1986

Duration: 1 hr. 41 min.

Year: 1986

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 길소뜸

Content Rating: 13+ – Teens 13 or older

Alternative Titles: Gilsoddeum, Kilsodeum, Gilsotteum

Genre: Drama


In the summer of 1983, many were searching for family members who were separated during the Korean War. At her husband’s urging, Hwa Young goes to a meeting place to see if she can find her son when she gets caught up in memories. With the liberation of the nation, she goes to the town of Kilsodeum and becomes an orphan. Hwa Young goes on to live with her father’s friend, KimByung Do and falls in love with his son. In Yeouido, at the meeting spot, Hwa Young meets Dong Jin. Though he is married to another woman, he had been waiting for her. With him is Hwa Young’s son, Seok Chul. Meeting Seok Chul, Hwa Young feels the distance of 33 years between her and her son. However, she weeps tears as she identifies Seok Chul as her son.

(Source: Korean Film Archive)


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