LBF event 4 Mar: Books on Screen — The Road to Sampo

by Events Editor on 28 February, 2014

in Asides, Event Notices, Film, KCCUK, Lee Man-hee, London Book Fair

The first of the KCC’s Korean Literature on Screen events. The Hwang Sok-yong short story on which it is based is pretty hard to find in translation. It’s part of a collection published by Heinemann Asia in the 1980s, logged on Brother Anthony’s site here, and available on Amazon for the princely sum of £112.14. Surely it’s about time that the story was republished somewhere.

As usual, pre-registration is required via the KCC website.

The Road to Sampo

Road to Sampo

삼포가는 길, Lee Man-Hee, 1975
4 March, 7pm, KCCUK
Running time 95 minutes

A young construction worker Young-dal travels to his hometown after being away for ten years in prison. Based on the novel by Hwang Sok-yong.

(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.

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