Hurrah! For Freedom (1946)

Korean Film Night

August 11, 2011 (Korean Cultural Centre UK)

August 1945, Nam-bu, a Japanese collaborator reveals the name of an independence activist, Han-jung, putting him in prison, Han-jung escapes and goes into hiding in a nurse’s house as he prepares to raise an armed uprising. One of his conspirators, Park is caught and jailed for possessing a bomb. Han-jung breaks Park out off jail and the two continue there plans to over throw the Japanese while dragging in their reluctant, nurse host.
The screening of this film is in celebration of Korea’s liberation from the Japanese with Hurrah! For Freedom being the first film produced after the Japanese colonisation. Korea’s Liberation Day is August 15th.