The Coachman (film)

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The Coachman
The Coachman.jpg
Poster to The Coachman
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Mabu
McCune–Reischauer Mabu
Directed by Kang Dae-jin[1]
Produced by Lee Hwa-ryong
Written by Lim Hee-jae
Starring Kim Seung-ho
Shin Young-kyun
Cinematography Lee Mun-baek
Edited by Kim Hee-su
Distributed by Hwa Seong Films Co., Ltd.
Release date
  • February 15, 1961 (1961-02-15)
Country South Korea
Language Korean

The Coachman (마부 - Mabu) is a 1961 South Korean film directed by Kang Dae-jin. At the 11th Berlin International Film Festival in 1961, The Coachman became the first Korean film to win a major international award.[2] It was nominated for the Golden Bear Award and won the Silver Bear Extraordinary Jury Prize.[3][4]

Synopsis[edit]

An elderly single father living with his adult children makes a living with a horse-drawn cart. He finds companionship with a neighbor's maid. His older daughter is a deaf-mute married to an abusive man, and his younger son is rebellious. His older son passes the bar exam, and, recognizing his father's loneliness, tries to help him marry the neighbor's maid.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Infobox data from "A Coachman ( Mabu )(1961)". KMDb Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-12-21.  External link in |publisher= (help) and Mabu (1961) at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ Paquet, Darcy. "The Coachman (1961)". www.koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2007-12-21.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Berlinale 1961: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-01-23. 
  4. ^ "Awards for Mabu (1961)". KMDb Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-12-21.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ Synopsis from "A Coachman ( Mabu )(1961)". KMDb Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-12-21.  External link in |publisher= (help) and Paquet, Darcy. "The Coachman (1961)". www.koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2007-12-21.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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