Sang-soo Hong

Sang-soo Hong

South Korea

Biography

Korean filmmaker, Hong Sang-soo (born in 1961) has written and directed more than sixteen film. His first feature, THE DAY A PIG FELL INTO THE WELL (1996) won several prizes at different international film festivals, including IFF Rotterdam, and was followed by WOMAN IS THE FUTURE OF MAN (2004) and TALE OF CINEMA (2005), both selected for competition in Cannes. In 2010, his film HAHAHA won the Un Certain Regard Prize at Cannes, where he subsequently competed with THE DAY HE ARRIVES (2011) and IN ANOTHER COUNTRY (2012). In 2013, with his film OUR SUNHI, he won the Leopard for Best Director at Locarno Film Festival, where in 2015 his feature RIGHT NOW, WRONG THEN was awarded the Golden Leopard for Best Film. His film YOURSELF AND YOURS screened at Toronto IFF and San Sebastian IFF. 

Films Selection