The occasion will display the movie ‘Ode to My Father ‘ (Hangul: 국제시장; RR: Gukjesijang; lit. “Gukje (Worldwide) Market”)- a 2014 South Korean drama movie directed by Yoon Je-kyoon.
Starring Hwang Jung-min and Yunjin Kim, the movie depicts trendy Korean historical past from the 1950s to the current day by means of the lifetime of an bizarre man as he experiences occasions such because the Hungnam Evacuation of 1951 in the course of the Korean Struggle, the federal government’s determination to dispatch nurses and miners to Germany within the 1960s, and the Vietnam Battle. It’s at the moment the second highest-grossing movie within the historical past of Korean cinema, with 14.2 million tickets offered.
Throughout the Hungnam Evacuation of 1951 within the Korean Battle, when hundreds of refugees in what would turn into North Korea have been transported south by US navy boats, the kid Deok-soo loses observe of his sister Mak-soon. Due to this, Deok-soo’s father stays behind to seek for her, telling his son to take his mom and his two youthful siblings to the port metropolis of Busan, the place Deok-soo’s aunt runs an imported items retailer. Earlier than leaving Deok-soo and the remainder of his household, Deok-soo’s father makes Deok-soo promise to be the pinnacle of the family in his place.
Oct 24 2015
Abu Dhabi National Theatre, Abu Dhabi