Korean Film Directors - Four Rookie Directors
Jang Jun-Hwan, Jeong Ji-Woo(a), Kim Tae-Yong, Zhang Lu(a)

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Product Information
Release Date:Apr 30, 2008
Publisher:Seoul Selection
Product Made In:South Korea
Case:Safe Box

Product Details
Pages: 252
Dimensions (in inches):8.39x6.26x0.55
ISBN: 9788991913356
Author: Choi Eun-young, JUNG Ji-youn, KIM Young-jin

Written in English

Four Rookie Directors - Jang Joon-Hwan, Jung Ji-Woo, Kim Tae-Yong, Zhang Lu

If one looks back upon history, Korean cinema has always repeatedly passed through fixed cycles of booms and crisis. Now, as we go through the aftermath of compacted modernization, just as was the case with Korean society, indications of fissure and decline are slowly appearing within the industry. But just has been the case over all of these years when it has broken through crisis, Korean cinema is in any event supplied with a driving force through the appearance of new talents, and will be able to transform itself once again. This book is an attempt to shed new light on some new faces of Korean film as we look back on the period leading up to the mid-2000s by highlighting the attempts of some young directors who have not yet accumulated long filmographies, but have achieved considerable results.