Mal-Mo-E: The Secret Mission [Korean]

Mal-Mo-E: The Secret Mission [Korean]
135 min
Drama
28 June 2019
  • 135 min
  • Drama
  • 28 June 2019
Mal-Mo-E: The Secret Mission [Korean]

Mal-Mo-E: The Secret Mission [Korean]

Plot

Set in Seoul during Japanese occupation of Korea, the Korean language is banned from schools and being replaced more and more with Japanese. After being fired from the theater, Pan-su goes to a job interview at the Korean Language society. An illiterate man who’s been in and out of prison to help with making a dictionary? Jung-hwan, the representative of the society, is unconvinced but pushed by his team members who welcome Pan-su and hire him. However, Jung-hwan makes it conditional for a month given that Pan-su learns to read and write. Wondering why they collect words instead of money, Pan-su soon opens his eyes to the importance of his native language. With no time to lose, they must evade surveillance from the Japanese and finish the ‘Mal-mo-e’ dictionary…

Stars: YOO Hae-jin, YOON Kye-sang
Language: Korean

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