Actress SOUTH KOREA

JEON Do-Yeon

JEON Do-Yeon

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Biography

First Korean ever to receive an acting award at Cannes in 2007 for her role in Lee Chang-dong’s "Secret Sunshine", Jeon Do-Yeon made a strong impression on the worldwide, and has won many awards in her career. She made her film debut in "The Contact" after starring in television dramas for five years, and she swept the Best New Actress awards at many film festivals. After that, from "The Harmonium in my memory", "Happy End", "Untold Scandal" and "You are my Sunshine" to "Way back home", she went on to establish a reputation as a "chameleon" who can take on a wide variety of role, and she is staying at the top actress of the South Korean film with being trusted and loved. In 2010, she came back to Cannes again with Im Sang-soo’s "The Housemaid" and she just finished filming "Memories of the Sword", her third collaboration with Park Heung-sik.

Films presented at Cannes

Awards

SECRET SUNSHINE
SECRET SUNSHINE 2007 Award for Best Actress Actor
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2014
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Directors

Alexander PAYNE

Alexander PAYNE

Director, Actor
Ayumi AOYAMA

Ayumi AOYAMA

Brillante MENDOZA

Brillante MENDOZA

Director
Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Lotte REINIGER

Lotte REINIGER

Pupi AVATI

Pupi AVATI

Director
Terence YOUNG

Terence YOUNG

Xavier DOLAN

Xavier DOLAN

Director, Actor
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