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Film Special

The Road to Sampo

ⓒKorean Film Archive


LEE Man-hee
ⓒKorean Film Archive


Young-dal, who moves from one construction yard to next in search for work is caught cheating with the missus of a local pub’s owner and has to flee the village. Young-dal meets Jung, a middle-aged man in a snow field. Jung has is just out of prison and on his way back to Sampo, his hometown. The two visit the local pub and accept an offer to capture Baek-hwa, a runaway employee. The two find Baek-hwa under a bridge. Baek-hwa does not give in easily and during the struggle, they bond. The two become three.
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