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Release date in South Korea : 2007/11/08
Genre : Drama
Duration : 125min
Director : Zhang Lu
Cast : Seo Jeong, Sin Dong-ho, Bat-Ulzii.
Brief Synopsis :
Alternative title : "Hyazgar". "Desert Dream" is a coproduction between Korea, Mongolia and France. People in the village continue to leave town. Even Hungai's wife ends up in leaving, due to their daughter's illness. As Hungai drinks in despair and anguish, Korean refugee CHOI Soon-hee knocks at his door with her son, Chang-ho. Now there remain only these three in the desert, who have to depend on one another to overcome the hostile environment. The three get to know each other, even though they don't speak the same language. Furthermore Jorick, a young tank soldier from the nearby Mongolian armored troops, becomes friends with Chang-ho as he frequents the village. Hungai's relationship with CHOI Soon-hee grows in the fine line between love and friendship.
International Film Festivals: 2007 Berlin International Film Festival , Competition. 2007 Hong Kong International Film Festival , Auteurs. 2007 Barcelona Asian Film Festival, Opening Film.