Yang Sok-il

Person

1936 –

65

Who is Yang Sok-il?

Yang Sok-il is a writer in Japanese of Korean nationality.

Yang first supported himself via various odd jobs, an experience that led to books based on the experience of taxi driving published in the 1980s and filmed as All Under the Moon. A large number of books followed.

The December 2000 issue of Yurīka / Eureka is devoted to Yang.

Yang's semi-autobiographical novel, Chi to Hone, was adapted as a theatrical film, directed by Yoichi Sai, starring Takeshi Kitano as Kim Shun-Pei, Kyoka Suzuki as Kim's wife, Joe Odagiri as son-in-law and Hirofumi Arai as eldest son and narrator. The film opened in Japan on November 6, 2004.

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Born
Aug 13, 1936
Nationality
  • Japan
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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