Im Kwon-taek

1936 - Today

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Im Kwon-taek (born May 2, 1936) is one of South Korea's most renowned film directors. In an active and prolific career, his films have won many domestic and international film festival awards as well as considerable box-office success, and helped bring international attention to the Korean film industry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Im Kwon-taek has received more than 95,109 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Im Kwon-taek is the 515th most popular film director, the 121st most popular biography from South Korea and the 4th most popular South Korean Film Director.

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Among film directors, Im Kwon-taek ranks 515 out of 1,580Before him are Jim Sheridan, Kenneth Anger, François Ozon, Peter Stein, King Hu, and Robert Stevenson. After him are Emile Ardolino, Norman McLaren, John Glen, Don Bluth, Ferdinand Zecca, and Georges Franju.

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Among people born in 1936, Im Kwon-taek ranks 180Before him are David Yonggi Cho, Trần Đức Lương, Frederick Ballantyne, Metin Oktay, Hermeto Pascoal, and Knud Enemark Jensen. After him are Šaban Bajramović, Frederic Forrest, Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, Savitri, Lien Chan, and Lars Gustafsson.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Im Kwon-taek ranks 121 out of 774Before him are Lee Min-ho (1987), Sin Sukju (1417), David Yonggi Cho (1936), Choi Eun-hee (1926), Kim Ung-yong (1963), and Lee Young-ae (1971). After him are J-Hope (1994), Hyun Bin (1982), RM (1994), Hong Myung-bo (1969), Park Chanyeol (1992), and Han Seung-soo (1936).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In South Korea

Among film directors born in South Korea, Im Kwon-taek ranks 4Before him are Kim Ki-duk (1960), Bong Joon-ho (1969), and Park Chan-wook (1963). After him are Lee Chang-dong (1954), Hong Sang-soo (1960), Kim Jee-woon (1964), Kwak Jae-yong (1959), Na Hong-jin (1974), and Lee Cheol-ha (1970).