Descendants of Cain (film)

Descendants of Cain (film)
Descendents of Cain

Poster for Descendents of Cain (1968)
Hangul 카인의 후예
Hanja 카인의
RR Kainui huyea
MR K‘ain-ŭi huye
Directed by Yu Hyun-mok[1]
Produced by Seong Dong-ho
Written by Lee Sang-hyun
Hwang Su-won
Starring Kim Jin-kyu
Moon Hee
Music by Kim Dong-jin
Cinematography Lee Seok-chul
Editing by Ree Kyoung-ja
Distributed by Dong Yang Films Co., Ltd.
Release date(s) June 1, 1968 (1968-06-01)
Running time 107 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean

Descendents of Cain (카인의 후예 - Kaineui huye) is a 1968 South Korean film directed by Yu Hyun-mok.



An anti-communist film depicting North Koreans extorting the land and property of civilians in the name of revolution after the liberation from Japan in 1945.[2]



At the Blue Dragon Film Awards in 1968, it won the award for Best Film.[4] The film was also selected as the South Korean entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 41st Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[5]

See also

  • List of submissions to the 41st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
  • List of South Korean submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film



Preceded by
Flame in the Valley
Blue Dragon Film Award for Best Film
Succeeded by
The Old Jar Craftsman

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