A Man and a Gisaeng


Info 15 ke  35mm / Color /
Director SHIM Wu Seob
Country Korea
Release 1969
Running Time 85 Min
Category Feature / Fiction
Code Theater Time
234 Primus Cinema Sopoooong 11 07/21  12:00

A young man who was fired from his job for being unmanly decides to dress as a woman and work as a gisaeng. He gets proposals from several of his male clients including his former boss, Heo. He earns enough money to clear his gisaeng life and opens his own business with his friend Jeong Hui. The film represents a certain trend of 1970s Korean comedy – crossdressing comedy. 

Director : SHIM Wu Seob

He showed mature technique across Casting, Production, Camera, Edit, Photography and more. His work contributed to establish comedy genre as a mainstream success in early days of the Korean film industry.