Youth of May

Set in 1980, during the Gwangju Uprising, Youth of May tells the story of medical student Hwang Hee-tae (Lee Do-hyun) and nurse Kim Myung-hee (Go Min-si), whose love seems destined by fate.
Hee-tae is a student who entered medical school at the top his class. He seems to be an easygoing person, but he also has an unyielding spirit and obstinacy.
Myung-hee has worked as a nurse for the past 3 years. She is a lovely person, who stands up against what is not fair.

  • Min-Yeob Song
  • YongSu Seo
  • DaeGyeong Lee
  • Kang Lee
  • SangHwi Kim
  • DoHyun Lee
    Key Cast
  • Minsi Go
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Oworui Cheongchun
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Television
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 3, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    Korea, Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Korea, Republic of
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital FullHD
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Berlin International TV Series Festival
    June 21, 2022
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • KBS Media
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Min-Yeob Song, YongSu Seo, DaeGyeong Lee

Song has worked at KBS as the director of TV drama, movies.
Drama Series
Youth of May | Owolui Chungchoon (KBS2 / 2021)
Doctor Prisoner (KBS2 / 2019)
TV Movies | Drama Special: Scouting Reporter (KBS2 / 2019)

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Director Statement

In Gwangju of 1980, 'Youth of May' was also in love. Hui-tae (Lee Do-hyun) and Myeong-hui (Go Min-shi) said, "If May had been just a sunny May as usual, people would have lived their lives in normal love." As you have already noticed, the reality has not. At the crossroads between life and death, the two lose their hands. KBS drama "Youth of May"shows what it took away from ordinary people's lives in Gwangju in May 1980, and how they loved and survived. May has come this year without fail. This is the 41st May that Huitae lost his Myeonghui and was hit him. History flows in the human mind. "Youth of May" is a drama that records the history of the mind from that day to today in 1980.