Revisit to Brazil for the film ‘Return Home'(June 2015)

June 2015

Brazil, Where is visited again for a film shooting.

Movie hero laughing brightly, sharing a conversation with film director. 2015061101_brasilia   These Photos are ladscape of Brasilia, Campinas, Libernade in Brazil >> Libernade 2015061105 Liberdade >> Campinas 2015061104 campinas >> Brasilia 2015061103_brasilia 2015061102_brasilia

Director Cho was bitten by borrachudos (mosquitos in Brazil) …(Nov. 19 to 20, 2014)

November 20, 2014

– Director Cho was bitten by borrachudos (mosquitos in Brazil)

– Mr. Kim brought home remedies for Director Cho. He still has those scars on his body although it was 2 years ago.





November 19, 2014

A farm owned by Mr. Kim’s son. Mr. Kim is the hero of the film

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Interview with ex-Korean War POWs in Brazil(Sep. 2012 to May 2013)


February to May 2013

– Conducted interviews with ex-Korean War POWs  who live in Brazil (Campinas, Cuiaba, Florianopolis, Apucarana, Goiania, Salvador)

– Recorded distinct visions of Korean-Brazilian community involving ex-POWs.

– Explored the Rio de Janeiro area and verified the information of the materials

– Inquired North Korean authority in order to explore the possibility of visiting North Korea

– Had a phone call with Brazilian Ambassador in North Korea and had meeting with North Korean Ambassador in Brazil.


October 2012

we visited the only survivor in India at New Delhi and explored the old Madras area.


September 2012

In Korea Flower Village of Eumseong. we confirmed the survival of one ex-POW, who was known to be deceased.



The first meet with 5 ex-Korean War POWs etc. (Nov 10, 2009 to Dec. 2011)


December 2011

We were able to reach one ex-POW, who is living in Cuiaba, through phone call.  

May-June 2010

We interviewed 7 ex-POW members in São Paulo and last 2 survivors living in Argentina.

November 10, 2009

The first meeting with 5 ex-Korean War POWs who we we were able find, through people and words  after the São Paulo International Film Festival in Brazil.