The Marines Who Never Returned (Doraoji Anneun Haebyeong)
Part of the Korean Cinema Now (And Then) Series
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
The Marines Who Never Returned
돌아오지 않는 해병
(1963) Directed by Lee Man-hee
Through the harrowing experiences of a marine platoon in the Korean War, director Lee Man-hee highlights the power and poignancy of even the smallest acts of humanity when all around inhumanity prevails. Lee deftly weaves combat spectacle and intimate character studies of the uniformed men, played by an ensemble cast of stars at the height of their careers, in this crucial work in the Korean film canon.
Screenplay: Jang Guk-jin. Cinematographer: Seo Jeong-min.
Cast: Jang Dong-hwi, Choi Mu-ryong, Koo Bong-seo.
Presented in Korean dialogue with English subtitlese. 35mm, 110 min.