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31 Ratings

Our Homeland

Kazoku no kuni

Directed by Yang Yong-hi
Japan, 2012


From the late 50s and into the 70s, more than 90,000 of the Koreans resident in Japan emigrated to North Korea, a country that promised them affluence, justice and an end to discrimination. Kazoku no kuni tells the story of one of their number, who returns for just a short period.

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Our Homeland Directed by Yang Yong-hi

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2012 | Winner: C.I.C.A.E. Award (Forum)

San Francisco International Film Festival

2013 | Winner: New Directors Prize Contender

Kinema Junpo Awards

2013 | 2 wins including: Best Film

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