Kim Ki-duk

1960 - Today

Kim Ki-duk

Kim Ki-duk (Korean: 김기덕 Korean pronunciation: [kimɡidʌk]; born December 20, 1960) is a South Korean filmmaker noted for his idiosyncratic art-house cinematic works. His films have received many distinctions in the festival circuit, making him one of the most important contemporary Asian film directors. Major festival awards include Golden Lion at 69th Venice International Film Festival for Pietà, Silver Lion for Best Director at 61st Venice International Film Festival for 3-Iron, Silver bear for Best Director at 54th Berlin International Film Festival for Samaria and Un Certain Regard prize at 2011 Cannes Film Festival for Arirang. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Ki-duk has received more than 550,900 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 180th most popular film director.

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  • 550k

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  • 59.05

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  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Kim Ki-duk ranks 181 out of 1,305Before him are Andrei Konchalovsky, Guillermo del Toro, John G. Avildsen, Tony Richardson, Otto Preminger, and Sergei Bondarchuk. After him are Nikita Mikhalkov, Kathryn Bigelow, Michael Cacoyannis, Bille August, Richard Donner, and Krzysztof Zanussi.

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Among people born in 1960, Kim Ki-duk ranks 24Before him are Franco Baresi, Ivan Lendl, Roland Ratzenberger, Bono, Hugo Weaving, and Rudi Völler. After him are David Duchovny, Jeremy Clarkson, Damon Hill, Michael Nyqvist, Miguel Díaz-Canel, and Nena.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Kim Ki-duk ranks 37 out of 380Before him are Yi I (1536), Nam June Paik (1932), Princess Deokhye (1912), Lee Kun-hee (1942), Gim Yu-sin (595), and Charles J. Pedersen (1904). After him are Kim Tu-bong (1889), Cha Bum-kun (1953), Soh Jaipil (1864), Jeong Mong-ju (1337), Psy (1977), and Andrew Kim Taegon (1821).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In South Korea

Among film directors born in South Korea, Kim Ki-duk ranks 1After him are Park Chan-wook (1963), Lee Chang-dong (1954), and Hong Sang-soo (null).

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