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Lee Chang-dong

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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 631,541 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Lee Chang-dong is the 510th most popular film director (up from 560th in 2019), the 119th most popular biography from South Korea (up from 131st in 2019) and the 5th most popular South Korean Film Director.

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Among film directors, Lee Chang-dong ranks 510 out of 1,581Before him are Grigori Aleksandrov, Paul Thomas Anderson, Glauber Rocha, Moshé Mizrahi, Peter Yates, and John Badham. After him are Im Kwon-taek, Tom Holland, Mamoru Hosoda, Yoji Yamada, Alain Corneau, and Ferdinand Zecca.

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Among people born in 1954, Lee Chang-dong ranks 119Before him are Elvis Costello, Patty Hearst, Dieter Müller, Chris Gardner, Neil Tennant, and Roberto Dinamite. After him are Paul Rusesabagina, Bobby Sands, David Lee Roth, Karin Fossum, Margaux Hemingway, and Phil Taylor.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Lee Chang-dong ranks 119 out of 944Before him are Lyuh Woon-hyung (1886), Hong Myung-bo (1969), J-Hope (1994), Isang Yun (1917), Lee Young-ae (1971), and Choi Eun-hee (1926). After him are Im Kwon-taek (1936), Daniel Dae Kim (1968), Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (1931), Jisoo (1995), Ma Dong-seok (1971), and Byung-Chul Han (1959).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In South Korea

Among film directors born in South Korea, Lee Chang-dong ranks 5Before him are Kim Ki-duk (1960), Park Chan-wook (1963), Bong Joon-ho (1969), and Shin Sang-ok (1926). After him are Im Kwon-taek (1936), Hong Sang-soo (1960), Kim Ki-young (1919), Kim Jee-woon (1964), Hwang Dong-hyuk (1971), Kwak Jae-yong (1959), and Yeon Sang-ho (1978).