Film 07

May 7th THE WAY HOME; Korea, 2002, 80 mins. PG

Dir: Jeong-hyang Lee. Stars: Yoo Seung-ho, Eul-boon Kim.

 Seven-year-old Sang-woo is left with his grandmother in a remote village while his mother looks for work. Born and raised in the city, Sang-woo quickly comes into conflict with his old-fashioned grandmother and his new rural surroundings, perceiving that he has been abandoned. He tries to trade his grandmother's only treasure, a hairpin, for video game batteries; he throws his food and he throws tantrums. Through his grandmother's boundless patience and devotion, he learns to embrace empathy, humility and the importance of family. Drama

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