Geu seome gago shibda (1993) AKA To the Starry Island


Moon Chae-Ku and his friend Kim Chul try to bring the body of Moon’s father back to his native Kwisong Island for burial. Their ferry is intercepted by resentful islanders who will not let the boat dock, because of the father’s political activities in the 1950’s, informing on Communist sympathizers. Kim Chul, through flashbacks, recalls people and events from his island childhood.

Director: Kwang-su Park. AKA To the Starry Island
Writers: Chul-woo Im (screenplay), Chul-woo Im (stories), Chang-dong Lee (writer) Kwang-su Park (writer).
Stars: So-young Ahn, Sung-Ki Ahn, Hyung-in Choi, Woo-hyeok Choi, Jun-ho Heo, Bo-kyeong Kim, Yong-man Kim, Young-yi Lee, Kyeong-jin Min, Seong-kun Mun, Hye-jin Shim. 


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  1. Robert Russell
    October 22, 2018

    Knowing my expressed interests, I consider this upload a personal favor. Thanks a lot, Jon.

  2. Mark
    November 28, 2019

    Haven’t seen this film in 25 years . Thank you.

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