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Adada (movie poster).jpg
Theatrical poster
Revised Romanization Adada
McCune–Reischauer Adada
Directed by Im Kwon-taek
Produced by Park Jong-chan
Written by Gye Yong-muk
Yoon Sam-yook
Starring Shin Hye-soo
Han Ji-il
Music by Kim Young-dong
Cinematography Jung Il-sung
Release date
  • March 19, 1987 (1987-03-19)
Running time
118 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean

Adada (Hangul아다다) is a 1987 South Korean film directed by Im Kwon-taek, based on a story by Kye Yong-mook.[1]


The film tells the story of a deaf-mute woman living in a small village in Korea during the 1920s.




  1. ^ David E. James, Kyung Hyun Kim (editors) (2002). Im Kwon-taek: The Making of a Korean National Cinema. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. p. 87. ISBN 0-8143-2869-5. 
  2. ^ Awards based on "Awards for Adada (1987)". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-11-01. 


  • Cho, Eunsun (2002). "The Female Body and Enunciation in Adada and Surrogate Mother". In James, David E. & Kim Kyung-hyun. Im Kwon-Taek: The Making of a Korean National Cinema. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. pp. 84–106. ISBN 0-8143-2869-5. 
  • Pavlides, Dan. "Adada". Allmovie. Retrieved 2007-11-01. [permanent dead link]

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