The Rose That Swallowed Thorn

The Rose That Swallowed Thorn


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Screenwriter: Lee Hee Woo

Release Date: Sep 28, 1979

Duration: 1 hr. 40 min.

Year: 1979

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 가시를 삼킨 장미

Content Rating: 18+ Restricted (violence & profanity)

Alternative Titles: Gasileul Samkin Jangmi, Gashireul Samkin Jangmi

Genre: Drama, Melodrama, Romance


A college girl, Jang Mim parts with her lover, Kyu Shik, and suffers from lack of love due to her unfortunate childhood with a stubborn father. She feels affection toward a mid-aged man in a train on her way to Busan but does not pursue him for he is married. She wanders about to end up as a call girl and overdoses on sleeping pills, driven by Kyu Shik’s criticism. She isput into a mental hospital and falls in love with Se Ho. She looks forward to being married to him but her dream is shattered by her past.


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