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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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  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    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

  • 75
    Slant Magazine

    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

  • 60
    David Fear Time Out New York

    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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