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Empress Chung

Korea200594minAnimationDCPcolor

DirectorNelson SHIN

Shim Hakku loses his eyesight after his family was ruined by the conspirators for avenging his refusal to their conspiracy. But Shim Hakku, the blind and very poor, grows his daughter, Shim Chung for himself and she has grown to be a beautiful and strong girl. One day, she heard from Buddhist monk about the way of recovering her father’s eyesight and decides to be a sacrifice to the sea monster, Indangsu and plunges into the sea for 300 sacks of rice to get her father's eyesight back.Then, she has narrow escape from death with the help of sea fishes and the King of underwater world, but due to her deep sorrow and worry about her father, she came back to the land after staying some time in a palace under the sea.

Schedule

  • 2019-08-17

    17:00

    CGV Kangneung 5

    G E GV Go

  • 2019-08-18

    16:30

    Alpensia Cinema

    G E GV Go

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Program Note

Empress Chung is the one and only feature-length animated film co-produced in North and South Korea. It is a modern remake of a famous Korean folk tale about a daughter who sacrifices herself to restore her blind father's eyesight. The animation was completed by Studio SEK in North Korea except for pre- and post-production, and released simultaneously in North and South Korea in 2005. It was directed by Nelson Shin who returned home after working as an animator in US for a long time. Known for its adorable characters and their natural movements, this Disneyesque adventure would be a perfect fit for anyone regardless of age and gender.

Credit

  • ProducerNelson SHIN
  • Screenwriter Nelson SHIN
  • Cinematography SEK Studio
  • Editor Nelson SHIN
  • Music SUNG Dong-whan, Pyongyang Film & TV Music Orchestra
  • Sound Lead Sound

Director

  • Nelson SHIN

    Born in 1939, Hwanghea-do. He emigrated to US and he became the first Asian animator in Hollywood. He took his role as an executive director for his major work Transformer, the Movie.