Scholar Maeng (Kim Seung-ho) is exultant when he succeeds in getting his daughter betrothed to the son o...
Scholar Maeng (Kim Seung-ho) is exultant when he succeeds in getting his daughter betrothed to the son of a government minister. But word reaches him that Mi-eon (Choi Hyeon), his prospective son-in-law, is lame in one leg. Becoming in-laws with an influential family is all very well, but Scholar Maeng's reluctance to marry his daughter to a cripple outweighs his ambition and he devises a scheme to pass off his daughter's maid Ip-bun (Cho Mi-ryeong) as the bride. On the wedding day, Mi-eon makes his appearance at the wedding hall, revealing himself to be a splendid young man without a hint of a limp. Scholar Maeng is utterly flabbergasted and dismayed, but it is too late: the maid Ip-bun becomes Mi-eon's wife.
"The first Korean movie to receive an award at an overseas film festival"
Without a doubt, The Wedding Day's main claim to distinction in the history of Korean cinema lies in the fact that it was the first to win an award albeit in a minor category at an overseas film festival (Comedy Awa