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The Queen of Elegy

Ellejiui Yeowang

Directed by Han Hyung-mo
South Korea, 1967
Drama, Musical


This film features the life story of Korea’s renowned singer Lee Mi-ja (1941- ). She wins a prize in her rural town’s singing contest at the age of 10. She continues to sing, becomes a successful celebrity and finally reunites with her mother who she parted from when she was very young.

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The Queen of Elegy Directed by Han Hyung-mo