Ode to My Father

Ode to My Father

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South Korean melodrama Korea set amid the chaos of refugees fleeing the Korean War in 1950. A young boy, Duk-soo, sees his fate change when he loses track of his father and vows to take care of his family - a lifelong promise that would span 60 years.

2014Rating: M126 minsSouth KoreaKorean with English subtitles
DramaWorld Cinema
Director:
Youn Jk ('Haeundae')
Writer:
Soo-jin Park
Cast:
Jeong-min HwangYunjin Kim

Ode to My Father | Reviews

71%7 reviews

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The New York Times

The New York Times

May have slain them in South Korea, but its packaged pain and bullet-point structure are likely to leave Western audiences cold.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Tugging shamelessly yet persuasively on the heartstrings... an epic melodrama capturing more than half a century of recent history through the eyes of an everyman shopkeeper.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Overwhelming tear-jerker as bombastic and parochial as a national anthem.

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