full title
HAEMOO (2014)
  • Director SHIM Sung-bo
    Year 2014
    Status Completed
    Genre drama, thriller
    Starring KIM Yoon-seok, PARK Yu-chun, HAN Ye-ri
    Running Time 111 min.
    Country of Production Korea
    Festival & Awards 2014 Toronto International Film Festival - Gala Presentation
    Korean Contender for 2015 Academy Awards - Best Foreign Language Film
    Synopsis Based on true events, the 69-ton stow net fishing boat’s crew attempt to smuggle in illegal migrants in order to keep their fishing jobs. But their plan goes wrong when they meet a tragic accident while transporting the thirty or so illegal migrants on the ship through the heavy sea fog. And amid the chaos, the youngest crewman Dong-sik tries to protect a female migrant who he falls in love with against the crazed Captain Kang and other crew members.