Location of movie "1987"
The film "1987", showing the June Democracy Movement in 1987, was made with touching images for the democracy process of Korea and recorded over 7 million viewers.Let's go to Seosan-dong of poor hillside village where the main character was living. All the props at the time of shooting were reproduced which remind us of the main charaters such as Gang Dong-won, Yu Hae-jin and Kim Tae-ri.
At this Seosan-dong, the building used for the Japanese house of ill fame still remained and lots of building are kept same as 30 years ago which give us the feeling as if we are travelling back to the past. (Location : 14-2, 127-gil, Haean-ro, Mokpo-si)
Business time : Open always, 10:00 ~ 17:00 (guided by Culture Tourism Commentator)
Yonhee's Supermarket is the small supermarket with 18㎡ in size, located in Seosan-dong, Mokpo keeping the features of the 1980's as it was and used for the location of the film "1987".
The film "1987" showing the June Democracy Movement against the dictator government in the 1980's in various points of view, telling how to begin the movement by discovering the truth against the political power who tried to hide the accident of one university student of 22 years old who died due to the torture.
Inside the Yonhee's supermarket, the props used for the movie "1987" are reproduced as it was, such as sugarplum, twisted bread stick, chewing gum, daily necessities, briquette and the newspaper published in 1987.
Just back of Yonhee's supermarket, there is an air-raid shelter made by compulsory mobilization of Japan who forced Koreans to work in order to avoid the air bombing of UN army at the end of Pacific War. It has the length 31m and max. width 2.m in size. As there are Japanese red-light district around during Japanese Occupation, the shelter was made for Japanese people. This has the historic meaning as the affected site of compulsory mobilization and the relics related to the Pacific War. On the opposite of Yonhee's supermarket, the laundry made 50 years ago was restored and the cookies of memory are on sales without a host.
- Entrance of air-raid shelter
- Inside of air-raid shelter
- Baekyang Laundry
- Cookie of Memory
Sihwa alley in Seosan-dong
When you climb upward a little more, there is Sihwa alley. The poets and painters in Mokpo participated in drawing the old scenary on the wall of narrow alley and the pretty poems are hung up between pictures.