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The Way Home (Jibeuro)

Rating:PG (for mild thematic elements and language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:November 15, 2002
Running time:80 minutes
Cast:Yoo Seung-ho, Kim Eul-boon, Hyo-hee Dong, Kyung-hyun Min, Eun-kyung Yim
Director:Lee Jung-hyang
Producer:Whang Woo-hyun, Whang Jae-woo
Writer:Lee Jung-hyang
Distributor:Paramount Classics

Description: Seven-year-old Sang-woo is left with his grandmother in a remote village while his mother looks for work. Born and raised in the city, Sang-woo quickly comes into conflict with his old-fashioned grandmother and his new rural surroundings. Disrespectful and selfish, Sang-woo lashes out in anger, perceiving that he has been abandoned. He trades his grandmother's only treasure for a video game; he throws his food and he throws tantrums. When Sang-woo's mother finds work and finally returns for him, Sang-woo has become a different boy. Through his grandmother's boundless patience and devotion, he learns to embrace empathy, humility and the importance of family.

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