Shim Cheong

Shim Cheong


Total votes: 169

Director: Shin Sang Ok

Release Date: Nov 17, 1972

Duration: 2 hr. 0 min.

Year: 1972

Rank: #99999

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 효녀심청

Content Rating: G – All Ages

Alternative Titles: Hyonyeoshimcheong, Hyonyeo Shim Cheong, 효녀 심청

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Historical, Life


The traditional Shim Cheong story: Shim Cheong sells herself to a Chinese merchant for 300 bags of rice in order to give food to her blind father. She escapes the merchant by jumping into the sea. The king of the sea makes her his queen and restores her father’s sight.

~~ Adapted from the folklore “Shim Cheong” (심청전).


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