Kim Ki-duk

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Birthday
20, 1960
Birthplace
South Korea
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
20, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
South Korea

About

Veteran art-house film director whose work included 3-Iron and Samaritan Girl.

Before Fame

He won first prize in a screenwriting contest held by the Korean Film Council in 1995.

Trivia

His 2012 film Pieta became the first South Korean film to receive Best Film honors at the three international film festivals: Venice, Berlin, and Cannes.

Family Life

His family lived in a mountainous village before moving to Seoul.

Associated With

He and French director Claude Sautet both won the Silver Lion Award for Best Director at the Venice Film Festival.