Jiseul
Jiseul

Jiseul

Director O Muel

Production year 2012

Length 109min.

Country South Korea

SYNOPSIS

In 1948, as the government issued the communists’ eviction to the Jeju Island, the military invaded a calm and peaceful village. Running away from the army, townsfolk hid in a cave. They try to survive by hiding but there seems to be no hope in this dark cave. As time goes by, people suffer from severe cold and hunger.

Awards

NETPAC Award, Directors Award by Director's Guild of Korea, Citizen Reviewers’ Award, CGV Movie Collage Award | Busan IFF, South Korea, 2012

Jury Special Mention | Istanbul IFF, Turkey, 2013

The Golden Cyclo Award | Vesoul International FF of Asian Cinema, France, 2013

Grand Jury Prize | Sundance IFF, USA, 2013

CAST & CREW

O Muel
O Muel

Director

Producer

Ko Hyuk-jin

Script

O Muel

Director of Photography

Yang Jung-hoon

Music by

Jeon Song-e, Seo Ji-sun

Sound

Lee Sang-min

Edit

Lee Do-hyun

Cast

Oh Young-soon, Moon Suk-bum, Yang Jung-won, Sung Min-chul, Choi Eun-mi, Jang Kyung-sub, Uh Sung-wook, Park Soon-dong, Kang Hee

Production company

JAPARI Film Gandurak Theater

O Muel

In addition to working at the cultural collective, Terror J, O Muel is engaged in directing various plays and performances. He is the director of Flowered Hair street festival, a co-director of the Jeju Independent Film Society and artistic director at Japari Research Center.


Filmography

Nostalgia (2009), Pong Ddol (2010), Wind of Island (2011), Jiseul (2012).

FILMS 2013