Extra Human Being

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Extra Human Being
Extra Human Being.jpg
Theatrical poster for Extra Human Being (1964)
Revised Romanization Ingyeo ingan
McCune–Reischauer Ingyŏ in’gan
Directed by Yu Hyun-mok[1]
Produced by Baek Wan
Written by Lim Hee-Jae
Sin Bong-seung
Starring Kim Jin-kyu
Music by Jeong Yoon-joo
Cinematography Hong Dong-hyuk
Edited by Yu Jae-won
Distributed by Han Yang Films Co., Ltd.
Release date
  • April 11, 1964 (1964-04-11)
Running time
100 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean

Extra Human Being (잉여인간 Ingyeo ingan) is a 1964 South Korean film directed by Yu Hyun-mok. It was awarded Best Film at the Blue Dragon Film Awards ceremony.[2][3] The film was based on a novel.[4]


This drama tells the story of a group of men in a hospital waiting room. A dentist and a wounded war veteran are among the group. Their disgruntled conversation of their lot in life includes discussions of past love affairs and patriotism.






  1. ^ Infobox data from "The Extra Mortals ( Ing-yeo Ingan )(1964)". Korean Movie Database (KMDb). Retrieved 2009-07-20.  and 잉여인간 (in Korean). www.cine21.com. Retrieved 2009-07-20.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "Blue Dragon Film Awards, South Korea". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-06-25. 
  3. ^ 잉여인간 (1964) (in Korean). Korean Movie Database (KMDb). Retrieved 2009-06-25. 
  4. ^ a b "The Extra Mortals ( Ing-yeo Ingan )(1964)". Korean Movie Database (KMDb). Retrieved 2009-07-20.