Seung-wan Ryu

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Ryoo Seung-wan entered the global spotlight with his 2005 film CRYING FIST, starring Choi Min-sik (OLD BOY) and his younger brother Ryoo Seung-bum. The film displayed the director's capability to break traditional genre boundaries, and won him the FIPRESCI Prize at the 58th Cannes Film Festival and Best Director at the 2005 Busan Film Critics ... See full bio »

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Veteran Director
The Berlin File Director
Arahan Director


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 2021 Escape from Mogadishu (as Ryu Seung-wan, directed by)
 2017 The Battleship Island (as Ryu Seung-wan)
 2015 Veteran (as Ryu Seung-wan)
 2014 Mad Sad Bad (segment "Ghost", as Ryu Seung-wan)
 2013 The Berlin File (as Ryu Seung-wan)
 2010 The Unjust (as Ryu Seung-wan)
 2009 Timeless (Short) (as Ryu Seung-wan)
 2008 Dachimawa Lee (as Ryu Seung-wan)
 2006 The City of Violence (as Ryu Seung-wan)
 2006 If You Were Me 2 (segment "Hey, Man~", as Ryu Seung-wan)
 2005 Crying Fist (as Ryu Seung-wan)
 2004 Arahan (as Ryu Seung-wan)
 2002 No Blood, No Tears (as Ryu Seung-wan)
 2000 Die Bad (as Ryu Seung-wan)
 1998 Dachimawa lee (Short) (as Ryu Seung-wan)
 1996 Transmutated Head (Short) (as Ryu Seung-wan)
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Alternate Names:

Seung-wan Ryoo | Ryu Seung-wan


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