Kwak Ji-kyoon

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      • November 10, 1954 in Daejeon, South Korea
      • May 25, 2010

      Kwak Ji-kyoon (born Kwak Jung-kyoon, November 10, 1954 – May 25, 2010) was a South Korean film director and screenwriter. Kwak made his directorial debut in 1986 with the film Winter Wanderer and became well known for directing melodramatic films such as Portrait of the Days of Youth (1991) and Plum Blossom (2000). He committed suicide on May 25, 2010, after suffering from depression for the past 10 years and had a hard time dealing with the thought of not being able to make movies.