To the Starry Island

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To the Starry Island
To the Starry Island.jpg
Poster for To the Starry Island (1993)
Hangul
Revised RomanizationGeu seomae gagosipda
McCune–ReischauerKŭ sŏme kagosipta
Directed byPark Kwang-su[1]
Produced byPark Kwang-su
Written byLee Chang-dong
Im Chul-woo
Park Kwang-su
StarringAhn Sung-ki
Moon Sung-keun
Music bySong Hong-seop
CinematographyYoo Young-gil
Edited byKim Hyeon
Distributed byPark Kwang-su Film
Release date
  • December 25, 1993 (1993-12-25)
CountrySouth Korea
LanguageKorean

To the Starry Island (Hangul그 섬에 가고싶다; RRGeu seom-e gago sipta) is an award-winning 1993 South Korean film directed by Park Kwang-su.

Synopsis[edit]

According to his father's wishes, Moon Jae-Goo attempts to bury his father's body on the island on which he was born. Because of bitter memories of his father's political past during wartime, the villagers refuse to allow his burial. Kim Cheol, Moon's poet friend, attempts to persuade the villagers to change their minds while Moon recalls his past life on the island and his relationships with four local women.[2]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Infobox data from "To the Starry Island(Geu seom-e gago sipda)(1993)". KMDb Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2008-01-16. and Geu seome gago shibda (1993) on IMDb
  2. ^ Synopsis from "To the Starry Island(Geu seom-e gago sipda)(1993)". KMDb Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2008-01-16. and Paquet, Darcy. "To the Starry Island (1993)". koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2008-01-16.
  3. ^ Cast listing based on "일송정 푸른솔은 - The Green Pine Tree (Ilsongjeong pureunsoleun) (1983)" (in Korean). KMDb Korean Movie Database. Retrieved 2008-01-16.
  4. ^ "Awards for Geu seome gago shibda (1993)". IMDB. Retrieved 2008-01-16.

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