Writer Yun-bok Lee
|Director Kim Su-yong|
Country South Korea
|Release date May 5, 1965 (1965-05-05)|
Sad Story of Self Supporting Child (저 하늘에도 슬픔이 - Jeo haneuledo seulpeumi) aka Sorrow in the Heavens is a 1965 South Korean film directed by Kim Soo-yong. It was awarded Best Film at the Blue Dragon Film Awards ceremony. Actor Kim Yong-yeon was given a special award for his performance in the film at the Grand Bell Awards ceremony.
This family melodrama tells the story of Lee Yun-bok, a fourth-grader in a poor family. Unable to tolerate his father's gambling and cruelty, his mother leaves home. Yun-bok helps support the family by shining shoes, and keeps a journal. When his journal is made public in school, Yun-bok's father repents of his bad behavior, and his mother returns home.
ReferencesSad Story of Self Supporting Child Wikipedia
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