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The Tale of Shim Chong

The Tale of Shim Chong (Korean심청전; RRSimcheongjeon) is a Korean folk story.[1] Simcheongga is the pansori (traditional musical storytelling) of the tale.[2] It was adapted on screen by Shin Sang-ok twice, once in South Korea in 1972,[3] and as The Tale of Shim Chong in 1985 when he and his wife Choi Eun-hee were abducted to North Korea.[1]

The Tale of Shim Chong
Revised RomanizationSimcheongjeon

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  1. ^ a b Bärtås, Magnus; Ekman, Fredrik (2014). Hirviöidenkin on kuoltava: Ryhmämatka Pohjois-Koreaan [All Monsters Must Die: An Excursion to North Korea] (in Finnish). Translated by Eskelinen, Heikki. Helsinki: Tammi. p. 161. ISBN 978-951-31-7727-0.
  2. ^ 재미있는 우리국악 이야기, 서해문집
  3. ^ Schönherr, Johannes (2012). North Korean Cinema: A History. Jefferson: McFarland. p. 81. ISBN 978-0-7864-9052-3.

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