Lee Doo-yong’s 1984 South Korean feature, a prizewinner at the Cannes and Chicago film festivals, charts the hardships and adventures of a young woman forced by feudal custom into a symbolic marriage to a dead bachelor. Obliged to work as a maid in a noble household, she escapes with another servant who saves her from a rape attempt, and her savior turns out to be a nobleman in hiding. With Shin Il-yong and Won Mi-kyoung.