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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Shin Yeon-Shick

Screenwriter and filmmaker SHIN Yeon-Schick (1976, South Korea) was initially majoring in Spanish before he turned to filmmaking. He made his first film Piano Lesson (2003) on a miniscule budget, and has continued to dabble in low-budget experimental films as well as arthouse dramas, including The Russian Novel (2013), which won him the Rising Star Award at Jeonju International Film Festival and Best Director at Busan International Film Festival. One Win (2023) was selected for IFFR 2023.

Filmography

Piano Lesson (2002), Joeun baewoo/A Great Actor (2005), The Fair Love (2010), Reosian seoseol/The Russian Novel (2012), Rough Play (2013), The Avian Kind (2015), Like a French Film (2015), If You Were Me (2016), Cassiopeia (2022), One Win (2023)

More info: Wikipedia, Shin Yeon-Shick

Shin Yeon-Shick at IFFR

  • One Win

    It ain’t about how hard you can serve, it’s whether you can serve to win.

    • Big Screen Competition
  • A Great Actor

    A young man decides in a flight of fancy to become an actor and joins an experimental theatre group. There he is ordered to convince a `great’ actor w

    • Sturm und Drang
  • The Russian Novel

    With the same loving self-mockery in the face of romantic bombasts as in his low-budget jewel A Great Actor, Shin here introduces, meandering and exha

    • Spectrum