Tag Archives: 서편제

Chunhyang on the Big Screen (and Online)

Some nice news for anyone who likes movies and has some spare time this winter break: In December, the Korean Film Archive (한국영상자료원) has made available Im Kwon-taek’s pansori-movie Chunhyang (춘향뎐, 2000, IMDB) on their Youtube-Channel. You can watch the … Continue reading

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The Sound of a Flower: New Movie about the First Female Pansori Singer

If there is a feature film about pansori, it’s without doubt Seopyeonje by Im Kwon-taek (서편제, 임권택, 1993). Among his over hundred movies, Im Kwon-taek also shot a sequel (Beyond the Years, 천년학, 2007, which flopped) and another movie based on the Tale of … Continue reading

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Seopyeonje Musical

After its premiere in 2010, the musical version of the famous movie Seopyeonje (서편제, directed by Im Kwon-taek, 1993) is now back on stage. I couldn’t see it back then, so I was happy to take a look this time. … Continue reading

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