STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,340 this week

Chang-dong Lee


Lee Chang-Dong was born in 1954 in Daegu, which some consider the most right-wing city in South Korea. Lee is a former high-school teacher and an acclaimed novelist. He turned to cinema when he was over 40 years old. His debut film "Green Fish" (1997) brought immediate success and critical acclaim. "Peppermint Candy" (2000), seemingly having the ... See full bio »

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Schools Himself With His Watchlist

Kelvin Harrison Jr., the star of the new movie Waves, is getting a master class from these shows and movies.

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 people
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 21 people
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 29 people
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 30 people
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 31 people
created 20 Jan 2017
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Chang-dong Lee's work have you seen?

User Polls

64 wins & 62 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Burning Writer
(2018)
Oasis Writer
(2002)
(2007)
(1999)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (8 credits)
 2018 Burning (screenplay by)
 2010 Poetry
 2002 Oasis
 1999 Peppermint Candy (writer)
 1997 Green Fish
 1993 To the Starry Island (writer)
Show Show Producer (8 credits)
Show Show Director (6 credits)
Show Show Self (5 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lee Chang-dong
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[Cannes press conference for Burning (2018)] You find a lot of hothouses in Korea, a bit all over the place - they're a common sight. When Jong Su sees these greenhouses burn, it's as though he was on fire as well. Of course, it's a kind of feeling of power that he attains in this way because he can't get the same feeling in reality. Then of course you have the case of the Great Gatsby. To sum up... See more »

Trivia:

The retrospective viewing of Chang-dong Lee 's movies was organized as part of the official program during 2007 Golden Apricot International Film Festival held in Yerevan, Armenia. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed