Directed by Lee Jeong-hyang
Jibeuro (Original Title)
South Korea | 2002 | 88 minutes
In Korean | English Subtitles | [ G ]
Synopsis: The Way Home is the story of Sang-Woo, a seven-year-old boy from the city, and his elderly grandmother, a deaf-mute who has spent her entire life in a small rural village. When Sang-Woo's mother is forced to send him to live with his grandmother, Sang-Woo is shocked at what he finds - a place without electricity, indoor plumbing or access to fast-food restaurants. Angry and confused, Sang-Woo rejects his grandmother's attempts to please him. But, as time passes, the old woman's kindness begins to touch the young boy's heart - awakening curiosity, understanding, and finally, love. With irresistible performances, charm and humor, The Way Home is a delightful journey that has captured the hearts of audiences throughout the world.