• The Journals of Musan (2010)

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Release Date: 2010

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

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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

  • 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

  • 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

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