Extra Human Being

Extra Human Being

Extra Human Being is a 1964 South Korean film directed by Yu Hyun-mok. At the 2nd Blue Dragon Film Awards ceremony, the film won six awards, among them Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actor for lead Kim Jin-kyu. The film was based on a novel.


This drama tells the story of a group of men in a hospital waiting room. A dentist and a wounded war veteran are among the group. Their disgruntled conversation of their lot in life includes discussions of past love affairs and patriotism.