The Road to Sampo

The Road to Sampo


Total votes: 10

Director: Lee Man Hee

Release Date: May 23, 1975

Duration: 1 hr. 35 min.

Year: 1975

Rank: #54278

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 삼포가는 길

Content Rating: 18+ Restricted (violence & profanity)

Alternative Titles: A Road to Sampo, Sampoganeun Gil

Genre: Drama


Going through jail and a site of construction, a young labourer, Yeong Dal, meets middle-aged Mr. Jeong on his way to his hometown Sampo after ten years’ absence. They become to know a waitress, Baek Hwa, who runs away from a restaurant, and then they travel together. Arriving at the destination Kangcheon Station, Mr. Jeong is disappointed at the changes in the old village by building a hotel. Yeong Dal and Mr.Jeong stay at Sampo not as the hometown but as the site of living. Baek Hwa leaves Sampo with a ticket Yeong Dal buys her with his last money.


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