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You Can't Stop a Flowing River

Heureuneun gangmuleul eojji makeorya

Directed by Im Kwon-taek
South Korea, 1984


At his wedding to Ie-hwa, Ji-won receives the order to become the royal son-in-law. In the end, Ji-won is unable to disobey the order and he marries the princess. But he cannot forget Ie-hwa so they have a secret affair. Ie-hwa is distraught by the situation and ultimately kills herself.

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You Can't Stop a Flowing River Directed by Im Kwon-taek

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