Seoul’s last 1-screen cinema plays classic finale; theater operator shaves her head in grief

posted by Michael Zoldessy on July 24, 2012 at 7:57 am

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — The last of a generation, the Seodaemun Art Hall screened its last film the other week as it will be torn down for a hotel. It was the last single-screen theatre left in Seoul and the low-priced revival house was popular with senior citizens.

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CSWalczak on July 24, 2012 at 12:22 pm

I think that there is a good chance that this theater is listed here on CT as the Dream Cinema; in both cases, the respective descriptions place the theaters in the Seodaemun part of the city, indicate that they are single screeners and had revival programming. In addition, both opened in 1964.

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