Spirits Home coming - Ending Credit 2016
The film ‘Spirits’ Homecoming’ is based on the true story of Kang Il-chul , who was forced to become sex slave for the Imperial Japanese Army during the 1940s.
Born in 1928, she was taken by force to Comfort Stations by Japanese army in 1943, when she was only sixteen years old. This movie portrays a teenage girl’s struggle who was stripped of her human rights and dignity in the name of war and the militarism.
Jungmin, a loving daughter from a poor family, was forced to part from her family by Japanese military force and was dragged to a Comfort Station in Mudanjiang, China. Right before she was taken, her mother gifts her a ‘Gwi-bul-no-ri-gae’, a traditional Korean silk-string hung ornament worn by young girls and women, which believed to stops all ill omens of the bearer. This ornament becomes the medium that connects the past and the future within the story, as well as the symbol of hope in the harshest times.
Above is the ending credit of this movie with over 6,000 names of people who have donated for this movie. It also contains the original paintings by surviving 'Comfort Women' victims.
Director Cho, also requested a versatile visual logo for this movie and since Gwi-bul-no-ri-gae was the most significant prop in this movie, the shape of most basic Gwi-bul-no-ri-gae was used to produce this logo. Below is the examples of the usage of logos used. (The Korean letters 귀향 means Spirits' Homecoming.)