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Program Title: Obaltan (Aimless bullet) 1961
EASC Code: KO-06
Series Title:
Region/Country: Korea
Language: Korean
Subtitles: English
Subject: History
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: DVD
Director: Nu Hyun-mok
Producer:
Release Date:
Running Time: 105 min.
Color or BW: BW
Program Abstract: One of the undisputed classics of Korean cinema, this 1961 work combines stylistic elements from the Italian Neorealist movement with commentary on Korean socirty after the Korean war. Obaltan follows one family's strugges with money and the social upheavals of a rapidly changing society. This film was voted the best Korean film of all time in 1999.
Data Entry Date: 11/8/2005