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黑骏马
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directed by Xie Fei, 1942-; performed by Bayirtcya, fl. 1997, Aojirdai, fl. 1997 and Dalarsurong, fl. 1997 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 41 mins
Adapted from the novel Black Steed by Zhang Chengzhi (who spent four years during the Chinese Cultural Revolution with an Inner Mongolian family), A Mongolian Tale begins with two children being raised by Nai Nai, a wise grandmother, in the peaceful purity of childhood and the Mongolian steppes. Xie Fei's storytel...
directed by Xie Fei, 1942-; performed by Bayirtcya, fl. 1997, Aojirdai, fl. 1997 and Dalarsurong, fl. 1997 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 41 mins
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군용열차
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directed by Seo Gwang Je, fl. 1938; performed by Ye-bong Mun, fl. 1938, Jushiro Kobayashi, fl. 1933 and Eun-gi Dog, fl. 1938 (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 1 hour 7 mins
In 1937, as the Japan-China war intensified, and the Japanese military occupied Chosun (old Korea), this film emerged as a pro-Japanese government-sponsored film. A tale of espionage driven by love, Military Train centers on the friendship between two young Korean men, Jeom-yong and Won-jin. Won-jin is in love wi...
directed by Seo Gwang Je, fl. 1938; performed by Ye-bong Mun, fl. 1938, Jushiro Kobayashi, fl. 1933 and Eun-gi Dog, fl. 1938 (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 1 hour 7 mins
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내시 = Eunuch
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directed by Lee Doo-yong, 1942-; performed by Kung-won Nam, 1934-, Mi-suk Lee, 1960- and Ahn Sung-kee, 1952- (South Korea: Privately Published), 1 hour 49 mins
In this dark and sexy South Korean tragedy, Director Lee Doo Yong intertwines numerous lives from a 16th century palace to illustrate power-hungry people trapped by cruel, defunct laws. When a puppet emperor seizes power to satisfy his sexual desires, a beautiful servant girl finds herself elevated to the rank of...
directed by Lee Doo-yong, 1942-; performed by Kung-won Nam, 1934-, Mi-suk Lee, 1960- and Ahn Sung-kee, 1952- (South Korea: Privately Published), 1 hour 49 mins
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미몽
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directed by Yang Ju Nam (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 48 mins
Before World War II, modern Seoul in the thirties was an urban landscape of cafes, hotels, and show rooms, presented compellingly (and clearly under Japanese colonial governance). A vain housewife, drawn to such places, desires a life free from traditional chores and wifely obligations. She rejects her bird in a...
directed by Yang Ju Nam (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 48 mins
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서울의 지붕밑
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directed by Lee Hyeong Pyo, fl. 1961-1984; performed by Seung-Ho Kim, Jeong-sun Hwang, fl. 1957-1989 and Hie-gab Kim, fl. 1956-1989 (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 2 hours 3 mins
Director Lee Hyeong-pyo tells us in the opening narration that his film will reflect 'a time when the old age and the new stand shoulder to shoulder.' Kim Hak-gyu, a doctor of Oriental medicine, spends his days hanging out with two friends -- a fortuneteller and a realtor. The three conduct their business from Kim...
directed by Lee Hyeong Pyo, fl. 1961-1984; performed by Seung-Ho Kim, Jeong-sun Hwang, fl. 1957-1989 and Hie-gab Kim, fl. 1956-1989 (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 2 hours 3 mins
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어화
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directed by Ahn Chul Yeong, fl. 1939 (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 52 mins
In a remote fishing village, life is simple and tranquil. Dance and song open the film as the fishermen sing of their good harvest. Their cherished traditions keep the call of modern Seoul at bay, but not for In-soon, the daughter of fisherman Chun-san. She wants to join a friend in Seoul (Ok-boon, an independent...
directed by Ahn Chul Yeong, fl. 1939 (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 52 mins
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