Korean Film Festival in Australia 2019 ACMI + Consulate General of the Republic of Korea presents

Mal-Mo-E: The Secret Mission

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In this historical drama, set World War II, the Korean peninsula is still colonized by the Japanese, and the Korean language is at risk of being forgotten.

To dim the national identity, all teachings of the Korean language is banned until ultimately, even its use is banned.

A handful of scholars, including Ryu Jeong-hwan, attempt to keep the language alive.