Kim Ki-duk

Kim Ki-duk

South Korea

Biography

Kim Ki-duk was born (1960, South Korea) studied fine arts in Paris and began his career as a screenwriter. Kim made his debut as a director with a low budget movie titled CROCODILE (1996). The film received sensational reviews from movie critics in South Korea. In 2004, he received two Best Director awards for two different films: at the Berlin International Film Festival for SAMARITAN GIRL and at the Venice Film Festival for 3-IRON. In 2011, his documentary film ARIRANG received an award for best film in the Un Certain Regard category from the Cannes Film Festival. In 2012, his film PIETA received the Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival, the first Korean film to receive this honour in Venice.

Films Selection

  • The Net (Geumul) - 2016
  • Stop - 2015
  • One on One (Il-dae-il) - 2014
  • Moebius - 2013
  • Pieta - 2012
  • Amen - 2011
  • Arirang - 2011
  • Dream - 2008
  • Breath - 2007
  • Time - 2006
  • The Bow - 2005
  • 3-Iron - 2004
  • Samaritan Girl - 2004
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring - 2003
  • The Coast Guard - 2002
  • Bad Guy - 2001
  • Address Unknown - 2001
  • Real Fiction - 2000
  • The Isle - 2000
  • Birdcage Inn - 1998
  • Wild Animals - 1996
  • Crocodile - 1996