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Ki-young Kim (I) (1919–1998)

Ki-young Kim was born on October 10, 1919 in Seoul, South Korea. He was a director and writer, known for Goryeojang (1963), A Defiance of Teenager (1959) and The Asphalt Pavement (1964). He was married to Yu-bong Kim. He died on February 5, 1998 in Seoul. See full bio »


(age 78) in Seoul, South Korea

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Goryeojang Director
A Touch-Me-Not Director


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I'm a scientist specializing in medicine. That makes me close to a technician... In some ways, human beings are more accurate than machines... As an independent producer, I have to be a type of skilled laborer. There were many times that I had to make a film quickly. At those times, I kept entertainment-value in mind. Not once have I made a film for the sake of making the film itself. My taste is... See more »


Died in a fire together with his wife.

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