subtitled Zainichi films?

Phil Suh phil
Sun Oct 6 03:04:44 EDT 2002

On Wed, 2 Oct 2002, Melissa Wender wrote:
> I have a question I'm hoping someone might be able to answer.  My work
> up till now has been on the literature and social movements of Koreans
> in Japan, but I've been very interested in their representation
> (self-rep. and otherwise) in other media such as film.  I've been trying
> to locate copies of any films to teach in classes with students who
> don't know Japanese.  Does anyone out there know whether such films
> exist in video or DVD?  I am getting tired of being limited to Nakata
> Toichi's Osaka Story, as interesting as I think it is.  Thanks in
> advance...

Matsue Tetsuhiro's film 'Annyong Kimchee' is a wonderful little 
documentary about his own identity crisis as a 3rd generation Korean in 

I saw this movie subtitled in English at the SFAAFF a few years ago. 
Unfortunately I have not been able to find out if it is available on VHS 
or DVD. I have many Korean relatives who would love to see this movie. 
Have any of the folks in Japan seen this movie, and have any information 
on obtaining it?

Phil Suh
in San Francisco


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