Kim Han Min

김한민

Kim Han-min(born November 5, 1969) is a South Korean film director and screenwriter . He directed the feature filmsParadise Murdered(2007),Handphone(2009),War of the Arrows(2011), andThe Admiral: Roaring Currents(2014).

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  • by ifrit  -  April 6, 2017 11:52 AM

    "Hand Phone"

    Despite being a 2009 film based on the concept of the mobile phone, when smart phones were not the rule yet,"Hand Phone"seems to be even timelier today, since people seem more attached than ever to their phones.Seung-min is a sleazy manager in love with his phone and his work, who has been…

  • by ifrit  -  March 24, 2017 11:19 PM

    "Hand Phone"

    Despite being a 2009 film based on the concept of the mobile phone, when smart phones were not the rule yet,"Hand Phone"seems to be even timelier today, since people seem more attached than ever to their phones.Seung-min is a sleazy manager in love with his phone and his work, who has been…

  • by hwarang  -  December 23, 2015 05:15 AM

    Lee Byung-hun, Yoo Ah-in and Han Hyo-joo to be awarded the 2015 Top Star Award

    Actors and actressLee Byung-hun,Yoo Ah-inandHan Hyo-jooare being awarded the Korean Top Star Prizes.Also, the winners of the popular award areKim Soo-hyeon-IandChoo Ja-hyeon, and the most popular stars in Korean movies areByeon Yo-han,Choi Woo-sik,Lee Yoo-youngandPark So-dam.ProducersLee Joon-ikandL…

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 Kim Han Min's Career

Sunflower Blueswhich screened at the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival as well as the New York Independent Film Festival ; andThree Hungry Brotherswhich received awards at the Mise-en-scene Genre Film Festival, the Asiana International Short Film Festival, and the Seoul Digital Film Festival.

In his second feature, Kim shifted his setting to the big city, with blackmail thrillerHandphone(2009) revolving around every urbanite's essential hardware, the cell phone. Starring Uhm Tae-woong and Park Yong-woo , it fell short of both the commercial and critical successes of his first film.

It became the all-time most successful film in South Korean box office history, the first ever to reach 15 million admissions and the first local film to gross more thanUS$100 million.

, a documentary prequel toThe Admiral: Roaring Currentsin which cast members of the 2014 film retraced the 450-kilometer path that the admiral walked in preparation for the Battle of Myeongnyang, based on the war diary that Yi wrote.

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 Kim Han Min's Filmography

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 Kim Han Min's Awards

  • 2007 28th Blue Dragon Film Awards : Best New Director; Best Screenplay (Paradise Murdered)
  • The Admiral: Roaring Currents)
  • 2014 35th Blue Dragon Film Awards : Best Director (The Admiral: Roaring Currents)

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 Kim Han Min's References

  1. "Sunflower Blues". IndieStory. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  2. "KIM Han-min". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  3. Lee, Hyo-won (12 February 2009). "Hand Phone Showcases Top Talent". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  4. Kwaak, Je-yup (24 June 2011). "Arrow aims ultimate summer success". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  5. Lee, Hyo-won (4 August 2011). "Arrow aims for new horizons". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  6. Paquet, Darcy (8 January 2012). "South Korean box office in 2011". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  7. Carla, Sunwoo (24 May 2012). "War of the Arrows to target Japan". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  8. Quinn, Paul (16 September 2011). "Kim Han-min Interview". Hangul Celluloid. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  9. Heskins, Andrew (19 September 2011). "LKFF Press Launch and Kim Han-min Q&A". easternKicks. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  10. London, Ian (1 November 2011). "Interview with Kim Han-min, Korean director of War of the Arrows". You Know, I Learned Something Today. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  11. "Kim Han Min talks Arrow: The Ultimate Weapon and more". Korea.com. 27 March 2012. Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  12. Conran, Pierce (1 August 2013). "CHOI Min-sik Wraps Naval War Epic BATTLE OF MYEONGRYANG". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-08-06. 
  13. Baek, Byung-yeul (30 June 2014). "Joseon's war hero back on screen: Choi Min-sik's Roaring Currents retraces 16th century maritime battle against Japan". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-07-04. 
  14. "Roaring Currents Most Successful Korean Film of All Time". The Chosun Ilbo. 18 August 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-20. 
  15. Baek, Byung-yeul (27 April 2015). "Director retraces pre-war Admiral Yi". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2015-04-30. 
  16. Baek, Byung-yeul (23 November 2014). "Roaring Currents takes 4 trophies at Daejong Awards". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 11 December 2014. Retrieved 2014-12-11. 

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