Pomnalui Nunsogi (1986)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - North Korea (Korean People's Democratic Republic), South Korea  |  
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Thaw is the symbolic English-languaged title of the North Korean Pomnalui Nunsogi. The heroine is a wealthy Korean girl, living in Japan with her social-climbing parents. The girl messes up all of her folks' carefully mapped-out schemes when she falls in love with a poor Korean boy. Her folks put the kibosh on her wedding plans, demanding that she hold out for a richer bridegroom. Pomnalui Nunsogi lambastes both the pretensions of upper-class Korean culture and those who'd abandon their own national heritage to embrace those pretensions.

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forbidden-love, love, marriage-arranged, romance, social-climber