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The Way Home Details


A youngster learns a valuable lesson about family, friendship, and love in this family drama from South Korea. Sang-woo ([[Performer~P322888~Yu Seung-ho~yuseungho]]) is a seven-year-old boy whose parents are divorced, and whose Mother ([[Performer~P322891~Dong Hyo-heui~donghyoheui]]) has decided she needs a break from parenthood for the summer. Mother sends Sang-woo to the country to spend some time with his Grandmother ([[Performer~P322887~Kim Eul-bun~kimeulboon]]), who is quite old, in poor health, and cannot speak. Sang-woo doesn't much care for his Grandmother, and prefers to spend his time playing with his hand-held video game rather than have anything to do with her. When the batteries die out in his game machine, Sang-woo heads into town to replace them, but before long, he gets lost with no way to find his way back to Grandmother's house. Eventually, two kids ([[Performer~P322889~Min Kyung-hun~minkyunghun]] and [[Performer~P322890~Yim Eun-kyung~yimeunkyung]]) help Sang-woo find Grandmother's home, and he resigns himself to spending the summer with her. As time goes on, the wall between them begins to collapse, and Sang-woo comes to realize how much his Grandmother really means to him. A massive commercial success in its native South Korea, Jibeuro out-grossed [[Feature~V255996~Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring~thelordoftherings:thefellowshipofthering]] during its initial release on its home turf. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:November 15, 2002


Lee Jung-hyang
Whang Jae-woo
Whang Woo-hyun
Lee Jung-hyang
Yun Hong-shik
Kim Sang-beom
Kim Jae-beom
Shin Jeom-heui
Art Director
Kim Seung-Bum
Executive Producer
Song Eun-kyung
Costume Designer
Park Jun-oh
Sound/Sound Designer