Min Gyoo-dong is the brother of Min Jin-soo.
MIN was educated at the Korean Academy of Film Arts. Initially starting with short films, he made his breakthrough in 1997 when he was invited to the Pusan International Film Festival with his short "Free to Fly". After directing another short film, "Pale Blue Dot" (1998), he made his successful debut as a feature-length film director with < Memento Mori > (1999), co-directed with KIM Tae-yong.
[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2015.06.19 ~ 2015.06.21 2015/06/22,
"Jurassic World" still rules, but under pressure from two new local entries... Two films (one foreign, one local) dominated at the top of the pile over the weekend. "Jurassic World" and "The Classified File" were the nation's films of choice, and together constituted over 80% of the sales with just over 2 million admissions between them. Last weekend, "Jurassic World" came and conquered, and week two for this record-breaking thrill ride saw it retain the top stop with over a million in attendance (45%). Colin Trevorrow's "Jurassic World" has already broken the record for the all-time opening weekend in North America, and in South Korea that support has continued as the film, the fourth installment in the "Jurassic Park" series, now moves onto $27M (3.4M admissions),...More
[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2015.06.12 - 2015.06.14 2015/06/15, "Jurassic World" fever hits…
Over the weekend, the globe gave Colin Trevorrow's "Jurassic World" the biggest opening of all time. The much-anticipated "Jurassic World" banked more than $511M worldwide, making it the first film to ever gross more than $500M in a single weekend. In South Korea, the film opened in first with 1.5M admissions (71%) going its way, adding around $16M to that gross record,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "The Treacherous" 2015/06/13,
The time is the early sixteenth century, and Korea is under the reign of King Yeongsan (played by Kim Kang-woo). His retainers are in a bit of an awkward position, what with King Yeongsan being a depraved maniac. The man's got delusions of being attacked by ninja assassins, personal grudges against horses, an obsession with uncomfortable nude model painting, and the occassional tendency toward violent graphic murder,...More
[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2015.06.05 ~ 2015.06.07 2015/06/08, Korean filmgoers trade dystopia for disaster as "San Andreas" disrupts…
Brad Peyton's epic disaster film "San Andreas" hit South Korea last Wednesday and now sits atop the box office. The $110M film attracted 724K admissions over 847 screens to end the first weekend of June comfortably on top with 48.3% of the box office pie going its way. Despite receiving mixed reviews from critics, the film has attracted fans locally and internationally and has already banked over $150M worldwide,...More
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