Directed by Bae Chang-ho (배창호)
Screenplay by Choi In-ho (최인호)112min | Release date in South Korea : 1984/03/31
The shy Byeong-tae has a crush on Mi-ran, a college student. He fails to win her over. Disheartened, Byeong-tae runs away from home to go whale hunting. He wanders the streets when he meets and hangs out with Min-woo, a beggar. They walk around the city when they meet Choon-ja, a mute maiden, in the red district. With Min-woo's support, Byeong-tae wants to help recover Choon-ja's voice and find her hometown. They rescue Choon-ja and head for her hometown. Through the hard, painful journey, Choon-ja recovers her voice. The mother she had been missing embraces her. And Byeong-tae realized that whales are not in the far ocean but in giving love to your neighbors.
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