Teaser trailer and teaser posters added for movie “The Book of Fish” starring Sol Kyung-Gu & Byun Yo-Han. The film is based on the true story of scholar Jung Yak-Jeon (1758-1816) and fisherman Jang Chang-Dae. Movie is directed by Lee Joon-Ik and scripted by Kim Se-Kyum. Director Lee Joon-Ik and screenwriter Kim Se-Kyum previously worked together for 2018 movie “Sunset In My Hometown.”
“The Book of Fish” will be released sometime next year in South Korea.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Jung Yak-Jeon (Sol Kyung-Gu) is a scholar and bureaucrat. He is exiled to the remote island Heuksando. There, he becomes fascinated with fish and decides to write about them. Jung Yak-Jeon asks young fisherman Chang-Dae (Byun Yo-Han) for help, but Chang-Dae turns him down. He states that he does not want to help a criminal. Jung Yak-Jeon is aware that Chang-Dae studies by himself and has a hard time studying. Jung Yak-Jeon then offers to exchange knowledge, with Jung Yak-Jeon offering his expertise in studies for Chang-Dae’s expertise about the sea. Chang-Dae accepts the offer. Soon, Jung Yak-Jeon realizes that Chang-Dae studies to become successful and he becomes disappointed in him.