A Choi In-ho novel made into film by director Bae Chang-ho in 1984. A road movie with timid university student Byung-tae, free-spirited bum Min-wu and mute lady Chun-ja from the red-light district. This film stars then-singer Kim Soo-chul, whom also took care of the film music. “I am going, too” and “Byul-li” among other Kim Soo-chul’s music gained much popularity, making this film into a major youth movie from the 1980s.
Bae Chang-ho was born in Daegu, 1953. Upon graduating with business degree at Yonsei University, he met Lee Jang-ho in 1977 and jumped into the film industry. He started out as an assistant director to Lee’s <Good Windy Day> in 1980 and made his debut in 1982 with <People in a Slum>. He became commercially successful with <Whale Hunting> and <Deep Blue Night>, while establishing his own style with <Hwang Jin-I>. <My Heart> is his second feature with his wife Kim Yu-Mi as the main actress, after 1996’s <Love Story>.