The Houseguest and My Mother

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The Houseguest and My Mother
The Houseguest and My Mother.jpg
Poster to The Houseguest and My Mother
Hangul
Revised Romanization Sarangbang sonnimgwa eomeoni
McCune–Reischauer Sarangbang sonnim-kwa ŏmŏni
Directed by Shin Sang-ok[1]
Produced by Shin Sang-ok
Written by Lim Hee-Jae
Chu Yo-Sup
Starring Choi Eun-hee
Jeon Young-seon
Music by Jeong Yun-ju
Cinematography Choe Su-yeong
Edited by Yang Seong-ran
Distributed by Shin Films Co., Ltd
Release date
  • August 26, 1961 (1961-08-26)
Running time
103 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean

The Houseguest and My Mother (Hangul사랑방 손님과 어머니; RRSarangbang sonnimgwa eomeoni) is a 1961 South Korean film directed by Shin Sang-ok. It is based on a best-selling novel by Chu Yo-Sup,[2] it was given the Best Film award at the 1961 Asia Pacific Film Festival.[3] The film was also selected as the South Korean entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 35th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[4]

Not to be confused with the 2007 Korean film of the same name.

Plot[edit]

An artist from Seoul visits the widow of a deceased friend in the countryside. The relationship between the friend's wife, her mother and the artist is depicted with reference to their concerns about social disapproval.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Infobox data from "Mother and a Guest ( Sarangbang Sonnimgwa Eomeoni ...(1961)". KMDb Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-12-22.  External link in |publisher= (help) and Sarangbang sonnimgwa eomeoni (1961) on IMDb
  2. ^ "Korea's Golden Age". asianinfo.org. Retrieved 2007-12-22.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Awards for Sarangbang sonnimgwa eomeoni (1961)". IMDB. Retrieved 2007-12-22. 
  4. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  5. ^ Synopsis from "Mother and a Guest ( Sarangbang Sonnimgwa Eomeoni ...(1961)". KMDb Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-12-22.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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