Whale Hunter

Whale Hunter


Total votes: 3

Director: Bae Chang Ho

Screenwriter: Choi In Ho

Release Date: Mar 31, 1984

Duration: 1 hr. 52 min.

Year: 1984

Rank: #48239

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 고래사냥

Content Rating: 13+ – Teens 13 or older

Alternative Titles: Golae sanyang, Whale Hunting, Goraesanyang

Genre: Drama


The shy Byung Tae has a crush on Mi Ran, a college student. He fails to win her over. Disheartened, Byung Tae runs away from home in search of something more. He wanders the streets when he meets and hangs out with Min Wu, a beggar. They walk around the city when they meet Chun Ja, a mute maiden, in the red district. With Min Wu’s support, Byung Tae wants to helprecover Chun Ja’s voice and find her hometown. They rescue Chun Ja and head for her hometown. Through the hard, painful, journey, Chun Ja recovers her voice. The mother she had been missing embraces her. And Byung Tae realized that whales are not in the far ocean but in giving love to your neighbors.
(Source: kmdb.or.kr)


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