Lee Chang-dong

1954 - Today

Lee Chang-dong

Lee Chang-dong (Korean: 이창동; Hanja: 李滄東; born July 4, 1954) is a South Korean film director, screenwriter, and novelist. He has directed six feature films: Green Fish (1997), Peppermint Candy (2000), Oasis (2002), Secret Sunshine (2007), Poetry (2010), and Burning (2018). Burning became the first Korean film to make it to the 91st Academy Awards' final nine-film shortlist for Best Foreign Language Film. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee Chang-dong has received more than 336,653 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 540th most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 340k

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  • 50.16

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Lee Chang-dong ranks 542 out of 1,305Before him are Yoji Yamada, Ivan Reitman, Renato Castellani, Robert Rodriguez, John Milius, and King Hu. After him are Robert Z. Leonard, Robert Mulligan, William Castle, George Seaton, Larisa Shepitko, and John Glen.

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Among people born in 1954, Lee Chang-dong ranks 110Before him are Bobby Sands, Ellen Barkin, Mirza Delibašić, Antón Lamazares, James Pickens Jr., and Trevor Berbick. After him are Larry Wall, Brigitte Lin, Catherine Samba-Panza, David Lee Roth, Henk ten Cate, and Sid Meier.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Lee Chang-dong ranks 67 out of 380Before him are Yu Kil-chun (1856), Heo Nanseolheon (1563), Lee Young-ae (1971), Yun Hyu (1617), Na Hye-sok (1896), and Park Chanyeol (1992). After him are Yiruma (1978), Lee Jong-wook (1945), Han Seung-soo (1936), Stephen Kim Sou-hwan (1922), Yun Seondo (1587), and Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (1931).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In South Korea

Among film directors born in South Korea, Lee Chang-dong ranks 3Before him are Kim Ki-duk (1960) and Park Chan-wook (1963). After him are Hong Sang-soo (null).

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