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The superhero is a really popular figure in the West. In Asia or Korea, the young viewers are amused by the figure, but it is…
Until the end of elementary school, I lived in a suburban area, so the type of village I used to live in is borderline between…
People have said, ‘Why don’t you make your own company like Chan-wook Park has his own company,’ but my head is full of writing and…
I think when one becomes very close to another person, it can mean loving and intimacy, but on the other hand, there’s also the danger…
My favourite genre lies inside myself, and as I follow my favourite stories, characters and images, it sums up to a certain genre. So at…
I really hate the creature film convention that says you have to wait until the end to see the monster. One hour and all you’ve…
I have a group of cafes and coffee shops that I go to regularly. They usually have an area where I can plug in my…
As a director, or just a film fan who wants to enjoy the festival, Cannes is the worst place to be. But it must be…
There is a lot of extreme emotion in Korean film. It’s because there are a lot of extremes in Korean society.
When I was a kid, I was always watching genre movies on TV.
The multilevel, the conscious and the unconscious, is natural when I write scripts, when I come up with ideas and stories.
No matter where I am working, I cannot make a film without 100% creative control and final cut. If there is such a guarantee, I…
In Korean films there is only really a strong tradition of melodramas.
I think each film should be regarded as its own specific text.
I’m sure mothers are important across every culture, but particularly in Korean society, the role of the mother is of great importance.
I really love ‘The Thing.’
I regard remaking a film as creating something again.
I like to draw my storyboards myself.
I don’t write any kind of sequel or remake.
I don’t intentionally make my films with the express goal of surprising the viewer.
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