IRI

By Lu ZHANG

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Drama - Completed 2008

In 1977, a train station explosion swept away Iri, a southern city in Korea. The city has changed its name, rebuilt itself, but the people still carry the scars. Jin-seo is one of them.

    • Year of production
    • 2008
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • KOREA (South)
    • Languages
    • KOREAN
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 107 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Lu ZHANG
    • Writer(s)
    • Lu ZHANG
    • Producer(s)
    • Han-Seob KIM, Eun-Un CHO, Byung-Ki YUN, David CHO
    • Synopsis
    • In 1977, an explosion at a train station swept away Iri, a southern city in Korea, killing hundreds and breaking their shelters. After three decades, the city has changed its name, rebuilt itself, but the people still carry the scars. Jin-seo is one of them. She is mentally impaired due to the explosion her mother experienced in her pregnancy. She lives with her cab-driver brother, Tae-woong. Jin-seo works as a cleaner for Chinese Institution above her home and helps out at the home for the elderly. But many men take advantage of her kind nature. Tae-woong discovers Jin-seo suffers habitual miscarriage. When Jin-seo comes home torn by a mob-rape, he can’t take it anymore. He takes her to the ocean and shoves her into the cold water.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Nov 01, 2008
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