26 Years Diary

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26 Years Diary
26 Years Diary movie poster.jpg
Japanese theatrical poster
Directed by Hanadō Junji
Produced by Junichi Mimura
Atsuko Yamakawa
Akifumi Sugihara
Screenplay by Hanado Junji
Based on 26 Years Diary 
by Shin Yoon Chan
Starring Lee Tae-sung
Mākii
Naoto Takenaka
Takatoshi Kaneko
Chung Dong-hwan
Music by Masayoshi Sugimura
Cinematography Ryu Segawa
Edited by Hirohide Abe
Distributed by Sony Pictures International Releasing
Release date(s)
  • January 27, 2007 (2007-01-27) (Japan)
  • October 30, 2008 (2008-10-30) (South Korea)
Running time 131 minutes
Country Japan
South Korea
Language Japanese
Korean
Box office $3,614,835[1]

26 Years Diary (Japanese: あなたを忘れない Anata wo Wasurenai; Korean: 너를 잊지 않을거야 Neoreul Ijji Nanheulgeoya; literally "I Won't Forget You") is a biopic that tells the story of Lee Su-hyon's life and death.

The film details the 26-year-old Korean student's experiences in Japan, including going to school and his developing romance with a Japanese student (played by Mākii). He died on January 21, 2001, along with a Japanese photographer, Shiro Sekine, while both were trying to save the life of a man who had fallen onto the tracks at the Shin-Ōkubo Station in Tokyo.

Plot[edit]

The film is based on a true story, Su-hyon (Lee Taesung) travels from Korea to broaden his horizons, studying in Japan he meets Yuri (High and Mighty Color's lead singer, Maakii). Both share similar interests in music and sports as they become closer while dealing with language and racial barriers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Box office by Country: 26 Years Diary Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-06-04

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