Kim Soo-yong

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Kim Soo-yong
Born (1929-09-23) September 23, 1929 (age 88)
South Korea
Occupation Film director
Years active 1958-1999
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Gim Su-yong
McCune–Reischauer Kim Su-yong

Kim Soo-yong (born September 23, 1929) is a South Korean film director. Kim made his debut in 1958 with A Henpecked Husband and directed more than 100 movies through 1999 with Scent of Love (2000). He made many popular commercial films of the past decades, such as Sad Story of Self Supporting Child (a.k.a. Sorrow in the Heavens) (1965) as well as some 50 literary movies based on popular Korean novels such as The Sea Village (1965) and Mist (1967).[1][2][3]

Filmography[edit]

  • A Henpecked Husband (1958)
  • Three Brides (1959)
  • Delivery of Youths (1959)
  • A Grief (1959)
  • A Band for Proposal (1959)
  • A Love Front (1960)
  • A Returned Man (1960)
  • A Deserted Angel (1960)
  • How to Become Man and Wife (1961)
  • An Upstart (1961)
  • My Only Love (1961)
  • Bravo, Young Ones! (1962)
  • Son Ogong (1962)
  • Farewell to My Adolescence (1962)
  • The Fiancee (1963)
  • Flyboy's Penniless Trip (1963)
  • Dried Yellow Croaker Fish (1963)
  • My Wife Is Best (1963)
  • The Classroom of Youth (1963)
  • Blood Relation (a.k.a. Kinship) (1963)
  • An Aristocrat's Love Affair (1963)
  • The Opium War (1964)
  • Are You Really a Beauty? (1964)
  • The Dangerous Flesh (1964)
  • The Pay Envelope (1964)
  • The Student Couple (1964)
  • The Girl Is Nineteen (1964)
  • The Life in the Red Figures (1965)
  • The Youngest Daughter (1965)
  • The Heir (1965)
  • Sad Story of Self Supporting Child (a.k.a. Sorrow in the Heavens) (1965)
  • Madam Wing (1965)
  • The Legal Wife (1965)
  • The Sea Village (1965)
  • The Third Doom (1965)
  • Affection (1966)
  • A Gisaeng with a Bachelor's Degree (1966)
  • Nostalgia (1966)
  • Love Detective (1966)
  • Goodbye, Japan (1966)
  • Full Ship (1967)
  • Confession of an Actress (1967)
  • Lost Migrant (1967)
  • Lovers (1967)
  • Flame in the Valley (1967)
  • The Freezing Point (1967)
  • Accusation (1967)
  • Mist (1967)[4]
  • Children in the Firing Range (1967)
  • Sound of Magpies (1967)
  • Chunhyang (1968)
  • A Devoted Love (1968)
  • Glory of Barefoot (1968)
  • Salt Pond (1968)
  • A Japanese (1968)
  • Correspondent in Tokyo (1968)
  • Bun-nyeo (1968)
  • Starting Point (1969)
  • Rejected First Love (1969)
  • Spring, Spring (1969)
  • Parking Lot (1969)
  • Chaser (1969)
  • A Barren Woman (1969)
  • Mi-ae (1970)
  • The Bride's Diary (1970)
  • The Pagoda of No Shadow (1970)
  • Agony of Man (1970)
  • That is the Sky over Seoul (1970)
  • Love in the Snowfield (1970)
  • The Alimony (1971)
  • When a Woman Breaks Her Jewel Box (1971)
  • His Double Life (1971)
  • The Merry Wife (1972)
  • When a Little Dream Blooms (1972)
  • Flower in the Rain (1972)
  • A Family with Many Daughters (1973)
  • Guests on Sunday (1973)
  • The Land (1974)[5]
  • The Instinct (1975)
  • Bird of Paradise (1975)
  • Truth of Tomorrow (1975)
  • Wasteland (1975)
  • Windmill Of My Mind (1976)
  • Hot Wind in Arabia (1976)
  • Similar Toes (1976)
  • My Love, Elena (1977)
  • Night Journey (1977)
  • Scissors, Rock, and Wrap (1977)
  • Forest Fire (1977)
  • Two Decades as a Woman Journalist (1977)
  • A Splendid Outing (1978)
  • The Swamp of Exile (1978)
  • The Sound of Laughter (1978)
  • Yeosu (The Loneliness of the Journey) (1979)
  • The Terms of Love (1979)
  • Flowers and Birds (1979)
  • Man-suk, Run! (1980)
  • Rainbow (1980)
  • White Smile (1980)
  • Water Spray (1980)
  • The Maiden Who Went to the City (1981)
  • Late Autumn (1982)[6]
  • Bird That Cries At Night (1982)
  • The Chrysanthemum and the Clown (1982)
  • Sadness Even in the Sky (1984)
  • Jung-kwang's Nonsense (1986)
  • The Apocalypse of Love (1995)
  • Scent of Love (2000)

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KIM Soo-yong". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2015-10-04. 
  2. ^ Cho, Ines (7 November 2002). "All the world's a screen". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-10-04. 
  3. ^ "Film Archives releases Kim Soo-yong DVD collection". Korean Film Biz Zone. 21 December 2011. Retrieved 2015-10-04. 
  4. ^ Korean filmography - 1960-1969
  5. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (5 May 2008). "Park Kyung-ni's Works Translated Onscreen". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 2015-10-04. 
  6. ^ Giammarco, Tom (8 November 2009). "Manchu Remake in the Works". Seen in Jeonju. Retrieved 2015-10-04. 

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