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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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  • [HanCinema's Hall of Fame Review] "Mozart Town": A Daring and Dreamy Debut

    2014/06/28,
    In the Spotlight this Week: Jeon Kyu-hwan's "Mozart Town": Life in a metropolis can be unforgiving and cruel. The buildings are imposing and the diversity of being is impressive, if not uncomfortably humbling; and it becomes all too easy, perhaps even necessary, to go about one's business bearing blinders and minding your own matters. But collisions are inevitable, uncomfortable and random, and sometimes--if the conditions are just right--multiple lives merge and travel together for a time, only to eventually fork off out into the cityscape. Enter "Mozart Town", a discerning debut that poetically peels back the concrete curtains of big city life to reveal, for better or worse, life under the log. These 'Humans of Seoul' that are found wriggling, are put under Jeon's lens and followed, their dreary existence exposed, and their flaws magnified under the leering light of cinematic attention and focus,...More
  • Jeon Do-yeon starts on 'Rouge'

    2014/06/09, Source,
    Shortly after coming back to Korea from Cannes, actress Jeon Do-yeon started filming her new movie "Rouge", which will be directed by Oh Seung-wook, who wrote the classic Korean romance film "Christmas in August" (1998). The actress, who was selected for the main competition jury for the 67th annual Cannes International Film Festival, along with director Jane Campion, Sofia Coppola and Nicolas Winding Refn in May, will be playing a character named Hye-kyung in the new film. Joining her is actor Kim Nam-gil of the MBC drama "Queen Seon-deok" (2009), Hye-kyung's boyfriend who runs away after being accused of murder,...More
  • Kim Sae-ron to star in "High School" with Woohyun and Lee Seong-yeol

    2014/05/13, Source,
    Actress Kim Sae-ron will be the lead actress in the new KBS 2TV drama "High School". "High School" is a love and growth fantasy romance drama about an angel to became human, while trying to save a male student in danger,...More
  • Korea.net's list of must-see films: Secret Sunshine

    2014/05/03, Source,
    Secret Sunshine (2007) ("Milyang") Directed by Lee Chang-dong The protagonist Shinae, played by Jeon Do-yeon, and her son are on their way to the town of Milyang in Gyeongsangnam-do (South Gyeongsang Province), the hometown of her deceased husband. During the journey, her car breaks down and she gets a lift from Jongchan, played by Song Kang-ho. Jongchan helps her find a little room in Milyang where she and her son can both live and where she can give piano lessons to the children of the neighborhood. Thus, she begins her new life in a new city. Jongchan lends a hand in many other ways, too, helping Shinae get settled in the new town. One day, Shinae has dinner with her neighbors, staying late into the night. When she returns home, she cannot find her son, Joon. Soon after, she gets a phone call asking for ransom money,...More
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