Record of Youth (Cheongchungirok) is a 2020 South Korean television series starring Park Bo-gum, Park So-dam, Byeon Woo-seok and Kwon Soo-hyun. The editing technique of foreshadowing has been used in many episodes of this series. It premiered on tvN on September 7, 2020 through October 27, 2020 and is streaming on Netflix.
Holding onto hope in a competitive world might be an uphill battle, but three youths find the strength to keep pressing forward. While their struggles may be different, they all have one thing in common, the determination to reach for their dreams.
Sa Hye Joon (Park Bo-Gum) comes from a typical hardworking family with little financial means. He is smart, handsome and compassionate and desires to remain humble and respectful as he works hard to move from his career as a popular model into a career as a top actor. He has auditioned for numerous acting roles, but, due to no fault of his own, he has found little success. Won Hae Hyo (Byeon Woo-Seok) is also a model and an actor who has been Sa Hye Joon’s best friend since kindergarten. Won Hae-Hyo comes from a wealthy family who uses there wealth to promote Hae Hyo’s career, unbeknownst to Sa Hye Joo, who refuses to compete with Hae Hyo because of there long friendship. Ahn Jung Ha (Park So Dam) works as a make up artist. She is beautiful, bright and cheerful on the outside, but lonely on the inside, afraid of opening her damaged heart to a deeper relationship. She has been living her life vicariously as a fan-girl of Sa Hye Joon but things become real when she meets him in person.