Im Kwontaek

임권택 (Im Kwontaek or Im Gweon-Taek) (born Changsong, 2 May 1936) is one of the most famous Korean directors. He won many of domestic and international festival prizes up to date.

His film career started in 1962, but he is most famous for his films 서편제(Sopyonje) from 10th April 1993 and 취화선 (Chihwaseon - Strokes of Fire) from 10th May 2002, which he also wrote.

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