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Cruel State (나쁜 나라)

나쁜 나라 (nap-peun na-la)

Directed by Kim Jin-yeul (김진열)

Documentary

117min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
In April 2014, the live feed of the Sewol Ferry that sunk in the seas of Jindo resulted in 304 casualties and hurt the families of the deceased who didn't even having the time to mourn over the death of their children because they spent nights on the street in front of the Parliament, Gwanghwa-mun and the Blue House. They only have one question: "Why did my child die?" However, a year later today, there is still no answer. The people face the true color of the state and spend an agonizing one year in dispute.

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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "Cruel State"

    2015/10/24
    Eighteen months ago the Sewol tragedy became an international headline. From Westerners there were the usual absurdist arguments that Neo-Confucianism was somehow responsible. During the Busan Film Festival last year "The Truth Shall Not Sink with Sewol" became a hot issue because of supposed restriction of artistic repression. But by and large the issue has been forgotten. "Cruel State" opens up with a visit to the school that lost entire classes to the tragedy. As the camera wanders the empty classrooms, the photos, and the tributes, one fact becomes ineffable- some people do not have the luxury of forgetting,...More

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Airing dates : 2015/12/03
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