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The Poem, My Old Mother (시인 할매)

시인 할매 (si-in hal-mae)

Directed by Lee Jongeun (이종은)

Documentary

86min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
There live grandmothers, who are also poets, in Goksung. They have lived illiterate because poverty and sex discrimination prevented them from going to school. 10 years ago, Kim Sunja, moved into this village and started to teach them reading and writing. Finally, grandmothers got out of illiteracy and wrote down their own life-filled poems. However, the daily lives of grandmothers are unchanged.

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The Poem, My Old Mother | Cast

  • Choi Soo-young (최수영)
    Choi Soo-young
    최수영

    As
    Narration
    (내레이션)
  • Kim Mak-dong (김막동)
    As
    Self
    (본인)
  • Kim Jeom-soon (김점순)
    As
    Self
    (본인)
  • Park Jeom-rye (박점례)
    As
    Self
    (본인)
  • Ahn Gi-im (안기임)
    As
    Self
    (본인)
  • Yoon Geum-soon (윤금순)
    As
    Self
    (본인)

The Poem, My Old Mother | HanCinema Reviews

  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "The Poem, My Old Mother"

    2019/02/02
    In the rural southwestern part of Korea some old women do household chores day in and day out. They clean up their modest homes, shovel out the snow, and manage their farming plots. It is admittedly preposterous how old women over the age of eighty insist on continuing to farm when they don't really have to. But then, the poets of "The Poem, My Old Mother" are creatures of habit, and that's what their poetry is about. Chores, mostly,...More

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 Lee Jongeun (이종은)
 
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86 min 
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Airing dates : 2019/02/05
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2019.02.24 : 8 349 admissions (total)
As of 2019.02.17 : 7 859 admissions (total)
As of 2019.02.10 : 5 859 admissions (total)
As of 2019.02.03 : 3 450 admissions (total)

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