Confession-I was in the Marshal Law Army

The news about Myanmar Coup is on air on TV these days. The soldiers, who are suppressing the civilians on TV, look like himself who came to Gwangju 40 years ago to suppress people because of the May 18 Democratic. Choi Byeongmun, who have witnessed the massacre of the civilians in Gwangju, stayed quiet until this day, but he has decided to reveal the truth. He visited the massacre site for the first time which is the place where he carries his trauma and unspoken pain. He sheds confession of tears and penance that he's sorry for coming too late.

  • MooSung Kim
  • Eun-young PARK
  • Cha-youn LEE
  • Young-Sik Yoon
  • Eui-Sung Kim
  • JiSang Kim
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Naneun GyeEomGun-ieotda
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature, Television
  • Genres:
    Gwangju Democratization Movement
  • Runtime:
    47 minutes 47 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 18, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    Korea, Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Korea, Republic of
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Distribution Information
  • KBS Media
    Sales Agent
    Country: Korea, Republic of
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - MooSung Kim

May of 1980 in Gwangju, the martial law army has suppressed the civilians. Director Choi was also at that scene. The 6-year-old who couldn't understand the misery played with the empty shell cases on the street. Later on, this boy joined public media company and focused on the documentaries related to the May 18 Democratic. Through those documentaries, he previewed to the world that May 18 is a collection of individual events, not a single event. He’s saying that now is the time that beyond the truth, reconciliation between the past and the present is necessary.

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