Celluloid Dreams The Directors Label

   

Summer 1952. Far from the battleground of the Korean War, the conflict still intrudes on traditional life in a small village. Best friends Sung Min and Chang Hee delight in spying on U.S. soldiers having sex with women in a deserted mill. One afternoon, they see Chang Hee’s mother with a G.I. while Sung Min’s father stands guard as her pimp. The next day, the mill burns to the ground and Chang Hee disappears. A year later, the horribly bloated body of a young boy is discovered drifting in a swamp near the mill…

spring in my hometown