Born in 1972 in Seoul. After graduating from the Seoul Institute of the Arts, SONG continued his studies at the Polish National Film School in Lodz. His short films won various international awards including a Grand Jury Prize at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival's short film competition for "The Picnic." His feature debut also won the Best First Film award at the 58th Venice Film Festival in 2001, and the top awards at the Pusan International Film Festival and Tokyo FILMeX.
From Luc Besson to 'Yoyochu in the Land of the Rising Sex' 2011/09/29, Source,
The Korean romance "Always" (left) will open the 16th Busan International Film Festival. French director Luc Besson's "The Lady" (right) will also premiere. Provided by BIFF
Director Luc Besson is among the luminaries who will grace the carpet and give seminars at the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), which opens on Thursday and welcomes a rich line up of 307 films from 30 countries divided into 10 sections. This year marks the 16th incarnation of Asia's premier film fest and to commemorate it has switched location to the purpose-built Busan Cinema Center, making Haeundae Beach the scenic backdrop to the opening and closing ceremonies, among other events, instead of Suyeong Bay,...More
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