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The Song of Haenyo (2007)
< Haenyo-ui Norea >
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This documentary is about the lives of ‘Haenyo’ who are women divers living on Jeju Island, Korea. ‘Haenyo’ is women who dive about 10~20 meters under the sea without a breathing apparatus, holding their breath for about 2~3 minutes, to pick marine products like abalone, top shells and seaweed. The law prohibits the use of oxygen tanks for these activities, so the method is primitive and the work is extremely arduous.Haenyo believe in a paradise called ‘Iodo’, an ...more
Genre Documentary Production Status
Running Time 45min Release Date -
Country South Korea Rating
Language Korean Co-Production N
Original
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  • Seoul Institute of the Arts | @
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