Film: Gilsotteum

Film: Gilsotteum

Gilsotteum (1985 / Dir. Im Kwon-Taek / 101 minutes)

Friday, October 25, 2013; Screening at 18:30

Followed by discussion with Dr. Magnan-Park Aaron Han Joon, Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Hong Kong

Summer 1983, the entire nation is glued to their television sets as KBS airs a special program dedicated to reuniting family members separated during the Korean War. Hwa-young, who has a prosperous and harmonious household, decides to search for her lost son. On the way to the TV station, Hwa-young begins to reminisce about the past.

This is part of the Asia Society Korean Film Series. 

Supported by Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Hong Kong

Event Details

25 October 2013
6:30pm - 8:15pm

9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong

Free admission for Asia Society members (online registration required); $30 Non-members