얘들아, 너희가 나쁜게 아니야.

By Seong Han LEE


True Story - Post-Production 2018

“They’re all the same!”

A teacher responds fiercely to a society that doubts the kids’ hopes of redemption, and to the cold gazes that stifle their recovery.

    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • True Story, Social issues, Drama
    • Countries
    • KOREA (South)
    • Languages
    • KOREAN
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Director(s)
    • Seong Han LEE
    • Synopsis
    • “A solo savior on the streets”

      Dubbed the night guard-teacher, Mr. Mizutani Osamu has firmly taken to the streets for 26 years, helping anguished youth to return to ordinary life.
      Encounters with gangs, violence, and drugs are now a fated part of Mr. Osamu’s life.

      Recognizing the wounds of the young, enduring their pain with them, having conviction in their betterment. “They are seeds destined to bloom,” he says. “It is our responsibility to offer them the warm embrace they deserve.”

      When talking about the dangers of his job, Mizutani says, “I will have a good rest when I die”.

      Not even his own death, it seems, frightens him more than the thought of the pained youth calling him a liar; a traitor, and losing hope.

      And so Mr. Mizutani Osamu takes to the streets again.
      Whereupon he says,

      “Thank you for holding on. You have done well. The Fault Is Not Yours.”

      Based on the life of Mr. Mizutani Osamu, "The Fault Is Not Yours." follows the story of Minjae, whose experiences closely mirror that of Mr. Osamu's.