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The Houseguest and My Mother

The Houseguest and My Mother

The Houseguest and My Mother is a 1961 South Korean film directed by Shin Sang-ok. It is based on a best-selling novel by Chu Yo-Sup, it was given the Best Film award at the 1961 Asia Pacific Film Festival. The film was also selected as the South Korean entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 35th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

Plot

An artist from Seoul visits the widow of a deceased friend in the countryside. The relationship between the friend's wife, her mother and the artist is depicted with reference to their concerns about social disapproval.

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    author
    director Shin Sang-ok
    editor Yang Seong-ran
    musicBy Jeong Yun-ju
    producer Shin Sang-ok
    publisher Shin Films Co., Ltd
    theme south korean