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Sugung – The Underwater Palace

트레일러 재생

YOO Suyeon

  • South Korea
  • 2023
  • 92min
  • G
  • DCP
  • color

SYNOPSIS

Jung Ei-jin (aged 79), the last transferee of the four Gukchang families, is looking for a transferee of the Dongpyeonje "Sugungga." She has many disciples, but everyone is unsuitable as a transferee due to circumstances. Ei-jin is suffering because she can't find a successor as she ages. 

PROGRAM NOTE

Pansori takes time. It requires time to pass and the sound to ripen so that it can genuinely resonate with life. In the documentary Sugung-The Underwater Palace, those who sing, learn, and carry on this traditional art form share their thoughts. An art of time, Pansori, passed down orally for over 500 years without written sheet music, requires catching and letting go of time above all else. Without listening to the sound of the master, one cannot properly learn Pansori, which makes the time a crucial factor. However, this very aspect of time became a reason to steal female singers' voices. Sugung-The Underwater Palace, revolves around Jung Ei-jin, the last heir of the four major pansori families. It calmly unfolds the significance of women singers raising their voices in Korean society. When she passes down Pansori “Sugungga” to her disciples, her carefulness reflects her understanding of the challenging lives they will face. In turn, the students who learn “Sugungga” show anticipation and passion for the sound they cannot let go of despite the hardships they foresee. Observing their struggles, audiences cannot help but feel a heavy heart, knowing that even many were born into families with vocal cords that drive them to pursue the sound they love, their lives are not limited to the past. [SONG Arum]

schedule

Code Time Theater Grade
322 2023-08-27 | 16:00 - 17:32 MEGABOX SangamWorldcup 4 GV
521 2023-08-29 | 19:30 - 21:02 MEGABOX SangamWorldcup 5

Director

  • YOO Suyeon

    Yoo Suyeon has a Doctor of Fine Arts in Filmmaking from the Department of Film and Digital Media, Graduate School of Digital Image & Contents, Dongguk University. She directed the short film Clown (2018).

     

Credit

  • Producer이진숙, 문정현 LEE Jinsook, MOON Junghyun
  • Cast 정의진, 이지선, 김다슬, 윤은서 JUNG Ei-jin, LEE Ji-sun, KIM Da-seul, YOON Eun-seo
  • Screenwriter 유수연 YOO Suyeon
  • Cinematographer 정일건 JUNG Ilgun
  • Editor 조세영 JO Seyoung
  • Sound 표용수 PYO Yongsoo

CONTACT

YOO Suyeon | suyeonyoo@hanmail.net