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Lee Chang-dong (이창동)

Male - 1954/04/01

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Born in Daegu in 1954, LEE Chang-dong graduated from Kyungbuk University in 1980 with a degree in Korean language and literature. A well-known novelist, he scripted < To the Starry Island > (dir. PARK Kwang-su) in 1993 and < A Single Spark > in 1995. In 1996, his debut < Green Fish > won the Dragons & Tigers Award at the 16th Vancouver International Film Festival. His second film, < Peppermint Candy >, swept the nation and was even more acclaimed: after premiering as the Opening Film of the 4th Pusan International Film Festival and screening at Cannes, it was invited to more than 30 film festivals worldwide. The film won three prizes in Karlovy Vary and two in Bratislava.

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    2015/05/30, Source,
    On May 30, actor Won Bin, 38, and actress Lee Na-young, 36, were married through a private wedding ceremony in Jeongseon, Kangwon-do, where only family members attended. Won Bin and Lee Na-young's agency, Eden Nine said, "Today (May 30), the two loving lifetime partners made their very first step together on a small unnamed trail midst a wheat field in Kangwon-do" and "After the wedding ceremony, they set an iron cast pot in the middle of the field and shared warm noodles with their family members",...More
  • Award-Winning Actress Still Excited About Cannes Screening

    2015/05/02, Source,
    Award winning actress Jeon Do-yeon will return to Cannes this year, as her new film "The Shameless" has been invited to the "Un Certain Regard" section of the 68th Cannes International Film Festival which will be held from May 13 to 24. She won the Best Actress Award at Cannes in 2007 with the film "Secret Sunshine" and served as a jury member at Cannes last year,...More
  • Cannes' regular actresses: Jeon Do-yeon, Ko Ah-seong and Seo Yeong-hee

    2015/04/17, Source,
      Various Korean movies declared a challenge against Cannes International Film Festival (CIFF) as they were rejected loud and clear for 3 years in a row. However, Jeon Do-yeon, Seo Yeong-hee and Ko Ah-seong's films have to invited to take part in the 'Midnight Screening'. The three have been the 'regular Cannes actresses',...More
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