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Hwang Dong-hyeok (황동혁)

Male - 1970

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Biography

Hwang Dong-hyeok is a rising film director who is well-known for his previous works "My Father" and "The Crucible". After studying for a M.F.A. in Film Production at the University of Southern California, his graduation thesis film Miracle Mile (2004)screened at over 40 international film festivals and won several awards, including the DGA Student Film Award and Student Emmy Award. His feature film debut was "My Father" (2007), and his second film "The Crucible" (2011) became one of the biggest stories in Korean cinema in 2011. The movie became a huge box-office hit attracting 4.7 million viewers.Hwang’s third film Miss Granny (2014) is his first comedy film. Unlike his past serious and heartbreaking movies like "My Father" and "The Crucible", Hwang is coming back with a wickedly funny comedy to show a different perspective as a dynamic movie director. Hwang stated that he is normally a funny person, which led him to direct a comedy movie.

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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "My Father"

    2014/05/30,
    James Parker (played by Daniel Henney) is in a similar position to many other internationally adopted Koreans. He wants to find out what happened to his birth parents. From the beginning "My Father" does a good job establishing the ambiguity of this goal. The first thing his adoptive family does is worry, and his sister, also adopted from Korea, points out that James may not like what he finds. A father on death row? Yeah, that's trouble. "My Father" is in the strange place of seeming too preposterous and melodramatic to be plausible, yet as the credits sequence clearly illustrates, the basic outline of events here was in fact based on a true story,...More
  • [HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.03.28 ~ 2014.03.30

    2014/03/31,
    "Captain America" strikes, "Noah" sinks... Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" sunk to second as Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" rallied 1.1M admissions to its cause. The American superhero opened to a massive 1,106 screens to capture 61% of the market and dislodge the biblical epic from pole position. Last weekend "Noah" opened its account with 950K, but was unable to see out the storm and managed just 326,746 (16.6%) stubs here in week two. Only three local films featured in the top ten ("Elegant Lies", "Miss Granny", and "Monster - Movie") as Korea's volatile box office continued its fickle favouring of new entries,...More
  • 'Miss Granny' wins prize in Japan

    2014/03/26, Source,
    Nah Moon-hee and Sim Eun-kyeong The Korean comedy "Miss Granny" won one of the top awards at the sixth Okinawa Film Festival, according to local reports yesterday. The hit film, which was directed by Hwang Dong-hyeok and starred Nah Moon-hee and Sim Eun-kyeong, won the "Peace" category award, which comes with a 1 million yen, or $9,775, prize,...More
  • [HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.03.21 ~ 2014.03.23

    2014/03/24,
    "Noah" floats to the top with a torrent of tickets... It was a spirited beginning for Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" as the crowds flooded the theatres for this biblical epic. Aronofsky's powerful, but controversial, account of Noah's Ark opened its account in first, claiming 950,864 admissions (54.2%) over 951 screens to secure the top spot. The Korean box office has been unstable these past six weeks as no film has been able to hold the highest honour for more than a weekend; with the latest dethronement being Lee Sook-yeon's "Elegant Lies" which sunk to second here with just 333,544 (17.9%). However "Noah" enjoyed the highest first place haul since early February and will hope its glory will be more than just a flash in the pan,...More
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