Dongju The Portrait of a Poet

Dongju The Portrait of a Poet

Country: Korea Sout

Status: Complete

Released: 2016

Genre: Biopic

Plot: Based on the life and work of Korea’s renowned poet, YUN DongJu. YUN, while studying literature in Japan, was charged and detained for having participated in the Korean Independence Movement. Known to have created hundreds of poems during his time in jail where he spent the last two years of his life, YUN passed away at the young age of 27. Although it has not been proven, some believe he died due to medical experiments that were performed on his living body.