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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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  • 2 films won Audience Award at Far East Film Festival

    2012/04/30, Source,
    Korean films "The Crucible" and "The Front Line" won Audience Awards at the 14th Udine Far East Film Festival which closed Saturday in Udine, Italy. According to the official homepage of the festival, "The Crucible" directed by Hwang Dong-hyeok and "The Front Line" directed by Jang Hoon won awards with scores of 4.40 and 4.16 points, respectively. China's "One Million Above" won the same honor with 4.20 points,...More
  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "The Crucible": Innocent Victims, Embedded Criminals, and Korean Society.

    2012/02/18,
    At the end of September last year a controversial and disturbing film hit the Korean cinema circuit that triggered a wave of public outrage. Petitions were signed, investigations were reopened, and even the Korean government stepped in and voiced their concern over the matter in question. Hwang Dong-hyeok's "The Crucible" (aka "Silenced") was the cause of it all as his unadulterated telling of the sexual abusive that occurred at a school for the disabled, pierced the public's consciousness and started the movement for change and awareness,...More
  • 2011 SFCC Year-End Charity Gala for raising awareness of Korea overseas

    2011/12/17, Source,
    Cake-cutting ceremony at the event venue (photo: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) The Seoul Foreign Correspondents' Club (SFCC) hosted a end-year charity gala dinner at Seoul Plaza Hotel on December 9. The proceeds gathered by a raffle from the annual dinner party will be donated to non-profit organizations to help people in need. The dinner party started with a speech by Ito Ryoji, the president of the SFCC, and it was followed by congratulatory addresses by Choi Kwang-shik, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) and Lee Bae-yong, the chairperson of the Presidential Council on Nation Branding. All VIPs of the event participated in a cake-cutting ceremony, and Minister of Unification Yu Woo-ik proposed a toast,...More
  • [HanCinema's Film Review] Highest Grossing Korean Films of 2011

    2011/11/26,
    Highest Grossing Korean Films of 2011 2011 has produced a range of successful Korean films that have captured the public's imagination, tugged at their heartstrings, caused a few laughs, and asked some serious questions. Although the year is not quite done, the big films of the year have largely had their say at the box office. This week I wanted to take a look at the top domestic films of 2011 and see just what type of films captured the public's interest in 2011,...More
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