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The Starry Island
(Keusome kakosipta)

by PARK Kwang-soo

Shortly before bis death, Moon Duk-Bae requested to be buried on the island of Kwisong,where he was born. His soon, Moon Chae-Ku, respecting his last whishes, takes the coffin ont to the island. But the island inhabitants intend to prevent the return of the remains.
A friend of Moon Chae-Ku, the poet Kim Chul, also born on the island, attempts in vain to negociate with the islanders. Setting foot on the island, he recognized the sites and faces of his childhood and the memories rush in. Kim Chul especially remembers the wife of Moon Duk-Bae. When her daughter died, she went mad with grief… Moon took her aboard his boat to the hospital ; he returned in the company of his mistress ! Some time later, the war between the Communists and the Nationalists broke out. One day, Communist troops arrived and assembled the inhabitants, who began to dénonce all of the island’s “reactionaries”. In fact, these soldiers were only disguised nationalists, corne at the initiative of Moon to ‘purge” the island of its communists… The memory of this tragic violence has remained burnt into everyone’s mind.

  • Titre français
    L’île étoilée
  • Original title
    Keusome kakosipta
  • Titre international
    The Starry Island
  • Scénario
    Im Chul-Woo, Lee Chang-Dong, Park Kwang-Su
  • Photo
    Yoo Young-Gil
  • Montage
    Kim Hyun
  • Son
    Lee Byung-Ha, Kang Dae-Sung
  • Musique
    Song Hong-Sup
  • Interprétation
    Ahn Sung-Ki, Moon Sung-Keun, Shim Hae-Jin, Ahn So-Young, Lee Young-Yi, Kim Young-Man, Choi Hyung-In, Hur June-Ho, Min II-Woo, Kang Sun-Sook, Choi Woo-Hyeok, Choi Woo Hyeok
  • Production
    Park Kwang-Su Film LTD
  • Distribution
    Connaissance du cinéma
  • Prix obtenus
    Prix du public
  • Sous-titrage
    VOSTF

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