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Burying Old Alive 1963

  • March 15, 1963
  • 90 mins
  • Kim Ki-young
  • Kim Ki-young
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Korean
  • Drama

Prior to the adoption of Confucianism, it was the tradition to abandon one's parents on a mountainside if they were over 70 years of age. In the ancient kingdom of Goryeo, now modern Korea, a nobleman defies this tradition when he refuses to leave his mother to starve to death.


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