The Genealogy

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The Genealogy
The Genealogy.jpg
Poster for The Genealogy (1979)
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Jokbo
McCune–Reischauer Chokpo
Directed by Im Kwon-taek[1]
Produced by Park Chong-chan
Written by Han Un-sa
Starring Joo Sun-tae
Hah Myung-joong
Music by Jeong Min-seob
Cinematography Lee Suck-ki
Edited by Kim Hee-su
Distributed by Hwa Chun Trading Company
Release date(s)
  • May 1, 1979 (1979-05-01)
Running time 110 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean

The Genealogy (족보 - Jokbo) is a 1979 South Korean film directed by Im Kwon-taek.

Synopsis[edit]

During the era of Japanese occupation, Sol Jin-young, a Korean patriarch refuses to obey the law to change the family's name to a Japanese name. Tani, a member of the Japanese occupation forces, is sent to persuade Sol to comply with the order. Tani is conflicted between his duty, his respect for Korean culture and his attraction to Sol's daughter.[2]

Cast[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Infobox data from "The Family Pedigree (Jogbo)(1978)" (in English). KMDb Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2008-01-16.  and Jokbo (1979) at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ Synopsis from "The Family Pedigree (Jogbo)(1978)" (in English). KMDb Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2008-01-16.  and Hartzell, Adam. "The Genealogy (1979)" (in English). koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2008-01-16. 
  3. ^ Cast listing based on "족보 - The Family Pedigree (Jogbo) (1978)" (in Korean). KMDb Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2008-01-16. 

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