Sopyonje (1993)

Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 18:30

Korean Film Screening 31

Title: Sopyonje / 서편제 (1993)
Thursday February 16th, 6:30pm 2012
Location: Korean Cultural Office, Multipurpose Hall
Special Event: Dr. Leonid Petrov, Korean Studies at University of Sydney 

Director: Im Kwon-taek ('Hanji', 'Beyond the Years')
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 112 mins
Cast: Oh Jeong-hae, Kim Myeong-kon

A man reminisces about the past when he hears the soothing tones of Pansori. The story of a family's struggle to survive as pure artists in an ever-changing world. This critically acclaimed film was screened at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival and also received 6 Grand Bell awards and 6 Korean Film Critic's Awards. From promiment Korean filmmaker Im Kwon-taek, Sopyonje was his 93rd film.  


Sopyonje is now available to watch online in full for free via the Korean Film Archives youtube channel. 


Bookings have now closed for this screening. 

Audience Rating: 4.38/5.0 Stars

WK2 Audience

WK2 Intro