StoryOld Partner tells the real story of a companionship of thirty years between a 40-year-old ox and an octogenarian. At eighty years old, Won-gyoon Choi has one old ox that has labored for thirty years, and an ox that is nearing forty. The latter of which is treated in a special wawy by old Choi, which could be keeping it alive because it's so worn-out it could drop dead at any time. Despite being close to deafness, Choi instincively turns to the beast whenver the cowbell rings.
But on one spring day, Old Choi heard that this special ox has only a year to live, and that can only mean big troubles ahead.