Susanne Brink's Arirang

Susanne Brink's Arirang (Korean수잔브링크의 아리랑) is a 1991 South Korean/Swedish film based upon the life and experiences of Susanne Brink, an adult Korean adoptee from Sweden who suffered abuse and racism in her adoptive home and country. The real Susanne Brink died of cancer in January 2009 at the age of 45; she was interred in her hometown of Norrköping.

Susanne Brink's Arirang
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Theatrical poster
Revised RomanizationSujan beuringkeu-ui arirang
McCune–ReischauerSuchan bŭringk‘ŭ-ŭi arirang
Directed byJang Gil-su
Written byYu U-jae
Jang Gil-su
Produced byKim Kae-sung
StarringChoi Jin-sil
CinematographySon Hyeon-chae
Edited byKim Hee-su
Music byShin Byung-ha
Release date
  • September 21, 1991 (1991-09-21)
CountriesSouth Korea


  • Choi Jin-sil ... Susanne
  • Åsa Älmeby ... Nurse
  • Kim Yun-kyeong
  • Malin Berghagen ... Ulrika
  • Pierre Boutros ... Christer
  • Lars Green ... Rune
  • Pia Green ... Inger
  • Jeon Suk
  • Helena Lindblom
  • Park Yong-soo
  • Niclas Wahlgren ... Willy
  • Mona Seilitz....Birgitta
  • Kim Ji-young


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