LEE Chang-Dong (1954,Korea) initially earned his living as a writer. He wrote and co-directed Park Kwang-Su's To the Starry Island (1994), and also provided the screenplay for Park's A Single Spark (1996). His feature debut Green Fish received an enthusiastic reception worldwide. His films have been screened and awarded internationally. From 2002-5, he was appointed Minister of Culture and Tourism in South-Korea. He is now making movies again, and teaches film directing and screenwriting at the Korean National University of Arts.
Chorok mulgoki/Green Fish (1997), Bakha satang/Peppermint Candy (1999), O-ah-si-seu/Oasis (2002), Miryang/Secret Sunshine (2007), Shi/Poetry (2010)