Hello, Brother 2005
Annyeong, hyeonga (original title)
1h 35m | Drama | 27 May 2005 (South Korea)
Nine-year-old Hani (PARK Ji-Bin) is a troublemaker who isn’t afraid of anything. A precocious punk, his school friends are all his underlings, and even his family members are under his control. He especially considers his elder brother, HanByul, who often complains of being sick, his greatest target. Until one fateful day, HanByul collapses at home and is rushed to the emergency room and the worst nightmare for any parents becomes a reality – he is diagnosed with cancer. The film is based on a true story.
A powerful and wealthy woman one day finds her abandoned son, roughly seven years old, returned to her by her father (the boy’s grandfather). Of course, the boy is a stranger to her. At first, our rather bitchy heroine treats the boy harshly, but with time she develops a loving relationship with him, and the new man she’s engaged to. Trouble is, a former lover has a score to settle with her and the boy finds himself in the middle of a murderous squabble.
Money worries and other worries are forgotten on the benches. In addition to cleansing, pain and illness have also been treated in the Finnish sauna, as have births and deaths. The stove is the altar of the holy fire of the Finns.
On the eve of his return to Europe after an extended involuntary stay in 16th-century Brazil, the German sailor Hans Staden is captured by a hostile cannibal Indian tribe. In order to survive he tries to convince the Indians that he is not Portuguese (their enemies) but a friend of the French (their allies), and that his God would be very angry if they were to eat him.