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Kangweondoeui Him Details

  • Release Date: Apr 04, 1998
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 49 min.
  • Genres: Drama
  • Director:Hong Sang-soo


The beautiful mountains of South Korea's Kangwon Province provide a popular getaway for stressed-out residents of Seoul. The first segment of this two-part drama centers on a trio of young women, one of whom, Ji-sook (Oh Yun-hong), is very sensitive about the recent demise of her latest love affair. During their trip, she has a heated argument with her two companions. Later, she returns to the mountains to be near a handsome young cop they encountered there (Kim Yu-seok). The second story (occurring simultaneously with the first, though this is not readily apparent to viewers until later) follows university lecturer Sang-kwon (Baek Jong-hak) on his vacation. Accompanied by his friend, he rides the same train as the girls, visits many of the same locations, and witnesses the same events. Like Ji-sook (who just may have been his most recent girlfriend), Sang-kwon has an almost-affair with a woman he meets. When that fails, he employs a prostitute. This sophomore effort from filmmaker Hong Sang-soo (Hong Sang-soo), played at several international film festivals, including Cannes, Montreal, and Pusan in 1998. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

  • Release date:April 4, 1998



Hong Sang-soo
Hong Sang-soo
Kim Yeong-cheol
Weon Il
Composer (Music Score)
Ham Seong-weon
Oh Se-jin
Sound/Sound Designer