Korea1988 118minDocumentaryProRes HQcolor
PyeongChang Olympic Stadium
12 E T Free
An official documentary covering the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. It was completed with the directing of Im Kwon-taek, a narration by Do-ol Kim Yong-ok, and multiple Korean artists. The composition of the film is unique in the sense that it focuses on the process of failure before success. The narration written by Kim makes the documentary much more significant. His contemplative text expresses the pain of Korea’s modern history and the aspiration for world peace. The documentary depicts the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games as the epoch-making event in Korea’s modern history.