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The Journals of Musan

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 7 min.

Plot Summary
Tagged as a defector, a South Korean feels like a misfit in society.

Cast: Jung-bum Park , Yonguk Jin , Eunjin Kang , Youngdeok Park ,

Director: Jung-bum Park

Genres: Drama

The Journals of Musan (2010)

Release Date: January 1st, 2010|2 hr. 7 min.

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  • Jeon is played to perfection by the director himself. The spare script effectively funnels audience attention into him, who is never less than engaging. show more

  • If The Journals of Musan indicates anything, it's that people, for the most part, either can't or simply aren't willing to comprehend the circumstances behind others' actions. show more

  • An attempt to detail the plight of North Koreans in their new homeland, The Journals of Musan doesn't soft-pedal the hardship; Park, however, apparently felt obligated to stack the deck against the film's passive protagonist to a ridiculous degree. show more

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