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Chang-dong Lee

Chang-dong Lee

Date of Birth: 04 Jul 1954

Country: South Korea

Total Credits at Criticker: 6 (Director), 9 (Writer)

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    Jong-du, a young man just out of prison for manslaughter, is a social misfit: fidgety, snuffling, laughing inappropriately, without a super ego. When released, he calls on the family of the victim; they send him away, but not before he has seen Gong-ju, a young woman disabled severely by cerebral palsy. Both are abused by their families, and both are used by them as well. Although their relationship begins with Jong-du's criminal behavior, a friendship develops. (imdb)
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    Peppermint Candy
    A group of old friends gather to celebrate their 20 year reunion. Among the group is a cold and unhappy man. His depression becomes more apparent when he climbs a railroad bridge and looks like he might jump. At this crucial moment, memories of seven crucial episodes from Yeong-ho's past flood his mind.
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    Secret Sunshine
    Sin-ae moves with her son Jun to Miryang, the town where her dead husband was born. As she tries to come to herself and set out on new foundations, another tragic event overturns her life. (imdb)
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    Green Fish
    Mak-dong, a naive young man, dreams of living and running a small restaurant together with his family. On the way back home after being discharged from the army, he saves Mi-ae, the mistress of a gang boss. She helps him get a job, and he becomes embroiled in the underworld.
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    A drama centered on a woman at the end of her life in search of new meaning.
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    Yobi, the Five Tailed Fox
    One night, many years ago, long before anyone lived nearby, a very strange thing happened - a flying saucer crashed into a hilltop, which happened to be the home of young kumiho, or fox spirit. Today, even as the city crawls up the side of the mountain, they're still there. And when Mr. Kang brings his class of misfits to a retreat up in the hilltop woods, the aliens can't resist giving them a scare, while the mischievous, shape-shifting kumiho, Yobi, can't resist investigating the kids. (asianmediawiki.com)
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    Jeon tae-il
    The film intercuts two stories, one in black and white, one in color. From 1965 to 1970, we follow Jeon Tae-Il, a poor young man who quits street vending to work in a garment factory
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    Jong-soo, a part-time worker, bumps into Hae-mi while delivering, who used to live in the same neighborhood. Hae-mi asks him to look after her cat while she's on a trip to Africa. When Hae-mi comes back, she introduces Ben, a mysterious guy she met in Africa, to Jong-soo. One day, Ben visits Jong-soo's with Hae-mi and confesses his own secret hobby. (imdb)
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    Geu seome gago shibda
    Moon Chae-Ku and his friend Kim Chul try to bring the body of Moon's father back to his native Kwisong Island for burial. Their ferry is intercepted by resentful islanders who will not let the boat dock, because of the father's political activities in the 1950's, informing on Communist sympathizers. Kim Chul, through flashbacks, recalls people and events from his island childhood. (imdb)
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