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Lim Sang-soo (임상수)

Male - 1962/04/27

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Born in 1962, he majored in Sociology at Yonsei University and studied film at the Korean Academy of Film Arts (KAFA). From his feature debut"“Girls’ Night Ou", "Tears", "A Good Lawyer’s Wife" to "The President’s Last Ban", he has depicted the liberal sexual desires or the hounding political restlessness of his lead characters while critiquing the ironies and maladies of Korean society. He earned both critical and commercial acclaims as his films were continuously invited to internationally renowned festivals such as Panorama Section in Berlin Int’l Film Festival with "Tears", Venice Film Festival with " A Good Lawyer’s Wife" and Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes with "The President’s Last Bang".

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  • [Guest Post] Daniel Tudor on Korean cinema

    2012/11/09, Source,
    I'm not a true cinephile by any stretch of the imagination. I've always been the archetypal casual fan, who knows what he likes, but doesn't really like it enough to remember every line of the script. People ask, "have you seen [insert name of genius film here]?" and I honestly reply "yeah, I saw it a few years back, it was great". But then I'll be unable to back that up with any enlightened commentary on that scene with the uninterrupted shot that goes all the way around the bar and back again when all the mobsters are being introduced. Or even who was in it, sometimes. But when I first moved to Seoul in 2004, Korean cinema got to me. In some way it was a stroke of luck to be here while a golden era was still in swing,...More
  • Brazil to get taste of Korean cinema

    2012/08/16, Source,
    The film "The Taste of Money", directed by homegrown talent Lim Sang-soo, has been selected to be screened at this year's Rio International Film Festival in Brazil,...More
  • Lim Sang-soo's "The Taste of Money" sold to IFC

    2012/07/01, Source,
    Director Lim Sang-soo's "The Taste of Money" distribution rights in North America has been sold to IFC. This movie shows the corruption of rich people with sex, authority and killings. Kim Kang-woo appears as the assistant of Yoon Yeo-jeong's chairman husband Baek Yoon-sik and acts as her sex toy,...More
  • TV dramas accelerate vehicle sales

    2012/06/05, Source,
    From top left, counter-clockwise, are the K9 from Kia Motors in a s,...More
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