KIM JEE-WOON

KIM JEE-WOON

Director, South Korea

Presentation

Born in South Korea in 1964, he refined his genre-bending style since debuting with The Quiet Family and through his following feature films. In 2005, A Bittersweet Life premiered at Cannes. With his contribution to the omnibus film Doomsday Book, he tackled the SF genre, while The Last Stand took him to Hollywood to work with Arnold Schwarzenegger. With The Age of Shadows, he takes his singular vision to the spy genre.

Selected Filmography

1998      THE QUIET FAMILY

2000      THE FOUL KING

2002      THREE (3 Histoires de l’au-delà) – segment MEMORIES

2003      A TALE OF TWO SISTERS (2 Sœurs)

2005      A BITTERSWEET LIFE

2008      THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE WEIRD (Le Bon, la Brute et le Cinglé)

2010      I SAW THE DEVIL (J’ai rencontré le diable)

2012      DOOMSDAY BOOK – segment HEAVENLY CREATURES

2013      THE LAST STAND (Le Dernier Rempart)