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The Namesake (련희와 연희)

련희와 연희 (ryeon-hui-wa yeon-heui)

Directed by Choi Jong-goo (최종구), Son Byung-jo (손병조)

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77min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
The story of a woman who lost her daughter while they were escaping North Korea and the young woman she meets who has the same name as her daughter and who is escaping domestic violence.

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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "The Namesake"

    2017/12/23
    Ryeon-hee (played by Lee Sang-hee-IV) is an older middle-aged woman who works the miserable night shift at a convenience store. Ryeon-hee is very cold emotionally, and her behavior hints at an unhappy backstory. But then, we can tell right away that Ryeon-hee is a North Korean defector because her name is written according to North Korean spelling conventions- it would be rendered in South Korean spelling conventions as Yeon-hee,...More

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77 min 
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Airing dates : 2017/12/14
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2018.03.18 : 650 admissions (total)

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