Directed by Im Kwon-taek (임권택)
Screenplay by Song Kil-han (송길한)95min | Release date in South Korea : 1987/03/21
Also known as "The Surrogate Womb"
During Chosun Dynasty, Shin Sang-gyu of noble birth and his wife Yun are concerned that they have no child to succeed the family name. Sang-gyu's mother and uncle Shin Chi-ho brings Ok-nyeo to have her be a surrogate mother. On their first night together, Sang-gyu falls for Ok-nyeo's beauty and his wife becomes jealous. Ok-nyeo falls for him as well so her mother tries to persuade her to see the reality but in vain. Ok-nyeo gives birth to a son whom she has to give him to Yun's arms. Ok-nyeo defies her misfortune with her own death.
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