26 Years Diary

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26 Years Diary
26 Years Diary movie poster.jpg
Japanese theatrical poster
Directed byHanadō Junji
Produced byJunichi Mimura
Atsuko Yamakawa
Akifumi Sugihara
Screenplay byHanado Junji
Based on26 Years Diary
by Shin Yoon Chan
StarringLee Tae-sung
Naoto Takenaka
Takatoshi Kaneko
Chung Dong-hwan
Music byMasayoshi Sugimura
CinematographyRyu Segawa
Edited byHirohide Abe
Distributed bySony Pictures International Releasing
Release date
  • January 27, 2007 (2007-01-27) (Japan)
  • October 30, 2008 (2008-10-30) (South Korea)
Running time
131 minutes
South Korea
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.


The film is based on a true story, Soo-hyun (Lee Taesung) travels from Korea, 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.



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

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