Early 60’s. Yunbook is writing a diary during his spare time when he’s not selling gum or shining shoes.
Born in 1929, KIM Soo-yong is a legendary senior figure in Korea’s film industry. He made his debut in 1958 with and directed more than 100 movies through 1999 with . He made many popular commercial films of the past decades, such as (1965) as well as some 50 literary movies based on popular Korean novels such as (1965) and < The Foggy Town>(1967). In his later years, Kim Soo-yong served as an administrator in various capacity. He was the first movie director to serve as the president of the prestigious [The National Academy of Arts]. As the chairman of Korea Media Rating Board from 1998 for six years, he helped relax the censorship criteria on movies. Thanks to this, movies with highly sexual contents such as by [JANG Sun-woo] and by [PARK Jin-pyo] could be released without much commotion. —koreanfilm.or.kr