The Road Called Life
Studio Meditation with a Pencil presents,
<The Road ca...lled Life> :
an anthology film consisting three beloved short stories from Korean Literature;
1. "When the Buckwheat Flowers Bloom"
story of an aging market vendor, Huh Saeng-Won. He has been a peddler all his life. After a long day at the marketplace in Bongpyeong village, he follows his fellow peddler Jo Seon-Dal into an inn where he meets a young itinerant vendor, Dong-I. As the three accompany each other under the moonlight along the buckwheat flowers, Huh Saeng-Won realizes he has a special bond with Dong-I.
2. "Spring Spring"
a short story written in first person narrative.
‘I’ toil on the field day and night as a servant for the (to-be) father-in-law who has promised to give his daughter’s hand to me in return for my labor. The father-in-law, however, keeps putting off the wedding, saying that his daughter is not growing fast enough. One day, out of fury, I call the man to the ultimate match.
3. "A Lucky Day"
Kim, who earns his living by driving a rickshaw, gets out on the street again, even after hearing from his wife that she is seriously ill. Kim then gets to drive an unusually large number of customers that day, and begins to suspect something hideous may lie ahead of his sudden good fortune. At the end of the long and hard day, Kim returns home, with an inexplicable sense of fear weighing down on his heart.
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