Release Date: 2010
Not Yet Rated|2 hr 7 min
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
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
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