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117 Ratings

The Way Home


Directed by Lee Jeong-hyang
South Korea, 2002


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.

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The Way Home Directed by Lee Jeong-hyang

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2002 | Winner: SIGNIS Future Talent Award

2002 | Special Mention: Best New Director

Hong Kong Film Awards

2003 | Nominee: Best Asian Film

Grand Bell Awards (South Korea)

2002 | 2 wins including: Best Film

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