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The Memorial Gate for Virtuous Women

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Director  Shin Sang-ok
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Music director  Yun-ju Jeong
Country  South Korea
7.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Running time  2 hours
Writer  Sun-won Hwang
Language  Korean
The Memorial Gate for Virtuous Women movie poster
Release date  December 13, 1962 (1962-12-13)
Initial release  December 13, 1962 (South Korea)
Screenplay  Kim Gang-Yun, Sun-won Hwang
Cast  Choi Eun-hee, Shin Young-kyun, Han Eun-Jin, Dong-won Kim
Related Shin Sang-ok movies  Shin Sang-ok directed The Memorial Gate for Virtuous Women and Prince Yeonsan, Shin Sang-ok directed The Memorial Gate for Virtuous Women and My Mother and Her Guest, Shin Sang-ok directed The Memorial Gate for Virtuous Women and Seong Chun-hyang

The Memorial Gate for Virtuous Women, also known as Bound by Chastity Rules, (열녀문 – Yeolnyeomun) is a 1962 South Korean film directed by Shin Sang-ok. It was chosen as Best Film at the Grand Bell Awards. It was also entered into the 13th Berlin International Film Festival.

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Synopsis

A melodrama based on a novel. A widow in an aristocratic family has an affair with a servant and bears him a son. The widow's in-laws drive the servant and his son away. As a man, the widow's son comes to visit her, but, bound by the custom that she must remain celibate after her husband's death, she cannot acknowledge him.

Cast

  • Choi Eun-hee
  • Shin Young-kyun
  • Kim Dong-won
  • Han Eun-jin
  • References

    The Memorial Gate for Virtuous Women Wikipedia
    The Memorial Gate for Virtuous Women IMDb The Memorial Gate for Virtuous Women themoviedb.org


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