KWON graduated from Dongguk University, with a M.A degree. He started his film career as an assistant director for (1989, directed by YOO Young-jin). After working as an assistant director for a couple of films, he directed a number of commercials and music videos. He returned to film as a director for the on-line movie MOB2025. is his theatrical debut film.
K-Cinema: For Horowitz (My Piano) 2012/09/17, Source,
Join us for K-Cinema this month, featuring the acclaimed 2006 film For Horowitz ("My Piano") by Director Kwon Hyeong-jin . Pianist Ji-su (Uhm Jung-hwa) left her dreams behind for a life of modest success teaching in a small town. Surrounded by mediocrity, Ji-su accepts the mentorship of troubled youngster Gyung-min (Sin Ee-jae), whose natural musical talent holds the promise of her own lost greatness. When Gyung-min receives the opportunity that Ji-su never had, she must decide whether to hold him close, or set him free as an artist,...More
[PREVIEW] Movie "Wedding Dress" 2010/01/14, Source,
A scene from film "Wedding Dress" [Road Pictures]
Simply told, film "Wedding Dress" is about a mother who will soon die and her young daughter. But the movie itself is not as simple or cold-hearted as it was just said -- the process of how Go-eun, played by actress Song Yoon-ah and Sorah, by child actor Kim Hyang-ki, are shown spending their remaining time together is sad enough to dry up the viewer's tear ducts. Wedding dress designer Go-eun, who had worked so hard her whole life that she had never packed her daughter's lunchbox before, is diagnosed with stomach cancer one day. When she dies, Sorah will be left alone because her dad passed away much earlier. So Go-woon packs a lunchbox all night long and takes Sorah to the beach to give her daughter memories to cherish after she dies. She also starts making a wedding dress that Sorah will wear one day. But Go-woon's body becomes too fragile and collapses before she completes the wedding dress.,...More
8 Korean Films Screen at China's Top Fest 2007/06/12, Source, Seven South Korean features and one short film will be presented at this year's 10th anniversary edition of the Shanghai International Film Festival. China's top film event opens June 16th for a nine-day run.
Of the seven features, two have been selected in competition sections. Director,...More
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