Director Shin Su-won Wins Best Short Film Award at Cannes 2012/05/29, Source, Shin Su-won emerged as the only one of five Korean film directors to win an award at this year's Cannes Film Festival. She collected the Canal+ Prize for best short film for "Circle Line", which tells the story of a middle-aged man killing time on a Seoul subway train as he tries to keep from his family the fact that he was recently made redundant.
Shin, who studied German at Seoul National University, worked as a middle school teacher for some 10 years from 1990 in Seoul. But the School of Film, TV & Multimedia at Korea National University of Arts completely changed her life. At the age of 34, she told her husband and children that she needed a change of direction, quit her job and enrolled,...More
Shin Suwon follows up his acclaimed short with a portrait of high school honors students willing to go to extremes to get into a prestigious university. shares a critical eye and complex narrative with its spiritual predecessor, .
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