A Story of Hong Gil-dong

Hong Gil Dong Website
Film info

Director: Shin Dong-hun
Cert U, 68mins, 1967

Just over fifty years ago, South Korea released its first feature-length animated film. A Story of Hong Gil Dong (Shin Dong-hun, 1967) is based on a nationally famed hero story, dating back centuries. This cartoon version was specifically adapted from a 1960s comic-strip retelling, written by the director’s brother.

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