Director, Writer, Producer KOREA, REPUBLIC OF

PARK Chan-wook

PARK Chan-wook

© SEO Ji-hyoung

Biography

Ever since his Korean box office record breaking Joint Security Area in the year 2000, Park Chan-wook’s diverse body of work has garnered recognition both at home and abroad. These include his successes at the Festival de Cannes in 2004 with the prestigious Grand Prix for Old Boy and the Jury Prize for Thirst in 2009. In 2013, Park expanded his œuvre to include English language films with Stoker, released worldwide by Twentieth Century Fox and Fox Searchlight Pictures to critical acclaim. He also produced Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho’s first English language film, Snowpiercer in the same year. With his most recent work, The Handmaiden, Park Chan-wook returned to Cannes in 2016. After winning the Vulcan Prize, the film went on to receive enthusiastic response from critics and audience world over, once again establishing him as one of the most significant talents working in cinema today.

Films presented at Cannes

BAK-JWI THIRST 2009 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue
OLD BOY 2004 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue

Awards

THIRST
BAK-JWI THIRST 2009 Jury Prize ((tied)) Director, Script / Dialogue
OLD BOY
OLD BOY 2004 Grand Prix Director, Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2017
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Directors

David LYNCH

David LYNCH

Director
Federico FELLINI

Federico FELLINI

Hector BABENCO

Hector BABENCO

Director
Jim JARMUSCH

Jim JARMUSCH

Director
Kleber MENDONÇA FILHO

Kleber MENDONÇA FILHO

Director
Orson WELLES

Orson WELLES

Ruben ÖSTLUND

Ruben ÖSTLUND

Director
Vittorio DE SICA

Vittorio DE SICA

Volker SCHLÖNDORFF

Volker SCHLÖNDORFF

Director
Wim WENDERS

Wim WENDERS

Director
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