|Revised Romanization||Gim Gideok|
Kim Ki-duk (Hangul: 김기덕 Korean pronunciation: [kimɡidʌk]; born December 20, 1960) is a South Korean movie director and screenwriter. His movies have received many awards in the festival awards, making him one of the most important contemporary Asian movie directors.
Career[change | change source]
Major festival awards include Golden Lion at 69th Venice International Film Festival for Pietà, Silver Lion for Best Director at 61st Venice International Film Festival for 3-Iron, Silver Bear for Best Director at the 54th Berlin International Film Festival for Samaria and Un Certain Regard prize at 2011 Cannes Film Festival for Arirang.
His most widely known feature is Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003), included in movie critic Roger Ebert's Great Movies. Two of his movies served as official submissions for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film as South Korean entries.
International awards[change | change source]
- Silver Bear (Best Director) for Samaritan Girl, Berlin International Film Festival (2004)
- Silver Lion (Best Director) for 3-Iron, Venice Film Festival (2004)
- Un Certain Regard Prize for Arirang, Cannes Film Festival (2011)
- "Award for Future Movies", Küstendorf Film and Music Festival (2012)
- Golden Lion for Pietà, Venice Film Festival (2012)
- The Venice Days Best Film Award, Venice Film Festival (2014)
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Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kim Ki-duk.|
- Kim Ki-duk on IMDb
- Kim Ki-Duk: the past, the persistent problems and the near future About Kim Ki-Duk's 2006 controversial declarations
- Review of Kim Ki-duk's Time
- Working Biography