Awards

Annonay International Festival of First Films

1999 Won
Audience Award
Palwolui Keuriseumaseu (1998)

Blue Dragon Awards

2007 Won
Blue Dragon Award
Best Director
Hængbok (2007)
Nominated
Blue Dragon Award
Best Screenplay
Hængbok (2007)

Busan Film Critics Association (BCFA)

2001 Won
Busan Film Critics Association Award
Best Film
Bomnaleun ganda (2001)
Best Director
Bomnaleun ganda (2001)

Cannes Film Festival

2012 Nominated
C.I.C.A.E. Award
Wi-heom-han gyan-gye (2012)

Chicago International Film Festival

2005 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Oechul (2005)
1998 Nominated
Gold Hugo
New Directors Competition
Palwolui Keuriseumaseu (1998)

Director's Cut Awards

1998 Won
Director's Cut Award
Best Director
Palwolui Keuriseumaseu (1998)

Ghent International Film Festival

1998 Won
FIPRESCI Prize - Special Mention
Palwolui Keuriseumaseu (1998)

For its quiet and sublty detailed way of telling the story of a man facing death and thus rejecting... More

For its quiet and sublty detailed way of telling the story of a man facing death and thus rejecting the love and life, proposed to him by a young woman.


Grand Bell Awards, South Korea

2016 Nominated
Grand Bell Award
Best Director
Deokhyeongju (2016)
2008 Nominated
Grand Bell Award
Best Director
Hængbok (2007)
Best Screenplay
Hængbok (2007)
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Korean Association of Film Critics Awards

2007 Won
Korean Association of Film Critics Award
Best Screenplay
Hængbok (2007)
2001 Won
Korean Association of Film Critics Award
Best Film
Bomnaleun ganda (2001)
1998 Won
Korean Association of Film Critics Award
Best Film
Palwolui Keuriseumaseu (1998)
Best Director
Palwolui Keuriseumaseu (1998)

Pusan International Film Festival

2001 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Korean Panorama
Bomnaleun ganda (2001)

For the simplicity and subtlety in the depiction of the pleasures and sufferings of a love ... More

For the simplicity and subtlety in the depiction of the pleasures and sufferings of a love relationship.

1998 Won
FIPRESCI Prize - Special Mention
Palwolui Keuriseumaseu (1998)
For its unusually delicate and touching way of treating a love story about fate, love and death.

Rotterdam International Film Festival

2002 Nominated
Tiger Award
Bomnaleun ganda (2001)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2005 Nominated
Golden Seashell
Oechul (2005)

Singapore International Film Festival

1999 Nominated
Silver Screen Award
Best Asian Feature Film
Palwolui Keuriseumaseu (1998)

Tokyo International Film Festival

2001 Won
Best Artistic Contribution Award
Bomnaleun ganda (2001)
Nominated
Tokyo Grand Prix
Bomnaleun ganda (2001)

Vancouver International Film Festival

1998 Won
Dragons and Tigers Award - Special Mention
Palwolui Keuriseumaseu (1998)

Verona Love Screens Film Festival

2003 Nominated
Best Film
Bomnaleun ganda (2001)
1999 Nominated
Best Film
Palwolui Keuriseumaseu (1998)

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