The Stranger

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In 2006, Myongho crossed the border with his family with nothing from North Korea. In South, he becomes a deep-sea diver at the border village between South and North Korea. He wears 60 kg diving suit, only relying on a single oxygen line from the boat, and fishes 30 meters down underwater. If the line goes wrong, he could die in any minute.
Myongho once crossed the most dangerous borderline, now he constantly crosses the line between life and death. This film will be the portrait of a courageous man who fights with the life for his family.

Director JIN MoYoung
Location South Korea
Duration 28 min.
Genre Human Interest / Society / Life
Air Date (JST) Mon., Sep. 17, 2018 *rerun
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017 *rerun
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017

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Director

JIN MoYoung

JIN MoYoung

Biography

Jin started his career in broadcasting and started to make documentaries from 2011 in order to focus on creating films with an insight into social issues. His main interest is modern Koreans. He believes that the stories of exotic yet universal Koreans are strong enough to answer to the essential question about life and society. In 2014, he received the Audience Award from DMZ International Documentary Festival, LA Film festival, etc with feature length documentary "My Love, Don’t Cross That River" which was hit almost 5 million audiences in Korea.

Filmography

2017 Old Marine Boy (Director)
2014 My Love, Don’t Cross that River (Director)
2013 Where is my son? (Line producer)
2013 Shiva, Throw your life (Producer)

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