Spinning the Tales of Cruelty Towards Women

Spinning the Tales of Cruelty Towards Women


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Director: Lee Doo Yong

Release Date: Feb 25, 1984

Duration: 1 hr. 45 min.

Year: 1984

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 여인잔혹사 물레야 물레야

Content Rating: 18+ Restricted (violence & profanity)

Alternative Titles: Yeoinjanhoksa mulreya mulreya, Mulleya Mulleya, Spinning Wheel, The Wheel

Genre: Historical, Melodrama, Romance


Gil Rye is a maiden from a respectable but poor family. She marries the deceased son of the powerful Official Kim’s household. She acts as young widow but she is violated by Han Saeng. When this is found out, Gil Rye is able to run away thanks to the kindness of her father-in-law. Gil Rye meets Yun Bo, a servant in Official Chae’s household, and marries him, becoming a servant herself. Afterwards,Yun Bo hears that the honor of his household is to be restored so he takes Gil Rye to his hometown and marries her. However, when she has no children, Yun Bo takes a mistress.
(Source: Korean Film Archive)


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