Can you change your station in life? Yun Shim (Kim Yoo Jung) is the daughter of Nam Dan Geum (Hwang Mi Sun), a dirge singer who is paid by wealthy families to mourn at funerals. Yun Shim runs away to become a gisaeng because she would rather smile for a living rather than to cry like her mother. Yoon Soo (Suh Joon Young) is an illegitimate son who can’t do any of the things he wants because he was born out of wedlock. But when his nobleman brother dies, Yoon Soo suddenly finds himself treated as the chief mourner at the funeral. Can Yun Shim and Yoon Soo change their lowly station in life through unexpected circumstances? “The Crying Woman” is a 2014 South Korean drama special directed by Lee Eun Jin.