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 472,944 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Lee Chang-dong is the 560th most popular film director (down from 544th in 2019), the 131st most popular biography from South Korea (down from 67th in 2019) and the 5th most popular South Korean Film Director.

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Among film directors, Lee Chang-dong ranks 560 out of 1,580Before him are Ralph Bakshi, Paul Scheuring, Jaco Van Dormael, Segundo de Chomón, László Benedek, and George Seaton. After him are Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Jennifer Lee, Daniel Schmid, Riccardo Freda, Andrey Zvyagintsev, and James Wong.

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Among people born in 1954, Lee Chang-dong ranks 121Before him are Luis Arconada, Peter MacNicol, Jon Krakauer, Neil Tennant, Annie Sprinkle, and Brigitte Lin. After him are Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria, Abdelilah Benkirane, Akemi Iwata, Gabi Ashkenazi, Larry Wall, and Henk ten Cate.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Lee Chang-dong ranks 131 out of 774Before him are Hong Myung-bo (1969), Park Chanyeol (1992), Han Seung-soo (1936), Yu Kil-chun (1856), Song Si-yeol (1607), and Heo Nanseolheon (1563). After him are Na Hye-sok (1896), Gong Yoo (1979), Yun Hyu (1617), Son Ye-jin (1982), Ho Jong-suk (1908), and Daniel Dae Kim (1968).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In South Korea

Among film directors born in South Korea, Lee Chang-dong ranks 5Before him are Kim Ki-duk (1960), Bong Joon-ho (1969), Park Chan-wook (1963), and Im Kwon-taek (1936). After him are Hong Sang-soo (1960), Kim Jee-woon (1964), Kwak Jae-yong (1959), Na Hong-jin (1974), and Lee Cheol-ha (1970).