By Chung Ah-young
A special exhibition to commemorate the 40th anniversary of veteran actress
's debut on the screen will be held at the Korean Film Archive (KOFA) in Sangam-dong, Seoul, Dec. 22.
The exhibit is intended to celebrate her contribution to Korean cinema over the past 40 years as one of the big three actresses along with Moon Hee and
in the 1960s.
Her husband and renowned pianist Paik Kun-woo will attend the event, along with other celebrities such as director Kim Soo-yong, actor
and multi-award winning actress
As part of the event, "A Shaman's Story" (1972) will be screened at 2 p.m. and "Gang Myeong-hwa" (1967) will be shown at 3:50 p.m.
Yoon rose to the stardom with her debut film, "Sorrowful Youth" in 1967, which drew 270,000 viewers in Seoul alone.
She starred in a number of hit films such as "Mist" (1967), "Longing in Every Heart" (1967), and "An Old Potter" (1969).
Until recently, she had been active as a judge at various film festivals.
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