January 18, 1970 |
Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, South Korea
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter|
|Spouse(s)||Moon So-ri (m. 2006)|
|Revised Romanization||Jang Jun-hwan|
Life and career
A graduate of Sungkyunkwan University, Jang's first directing job was on the 1994 short film 2001 Imagine. His feature-length debut was the critically acclaimed cult science fiction film Save the Green Planet! (2003), considered one of the most unique and original films in the history of Korean cinema. Jang won Best Director at the 4th Busan Film Critics Awards, and the Special Silver St. George for Best Director at the 25th Moscow International Film Festival.
He directed two more short films Hair (2004), and Love for Sale (2010, as part of the omnibus Camellia, about the past, present and future of the city Busan). Then in 2013, Jang's long-awaited second feature film was released, a revenge thriller titled Hwayi: A Monster Boy.
- 1987 (2017) - director
- Hwayi: A Monster Boy (화이, 2013) - director
- Waiting for Jang Joon-hwan (장준환을 기다리며, short film, 2012) - cameo
- Love for Sale (segment from omnibus Camellia 카멜리아, 2010) - director
- Two or Three Things I Know about Kim Ki-young (감독들, 김기영을 말하다, documentary, 2006) - cast
- Hair (털, short film, 2004) - director, screenplay
- Save the Green Planet! (지구를 지켜라!, 2003) - director, screenplay
- Phantom: the Submarine (유령, 1999) - screenplay
- Motel Cactus (모텔 선인장, 1997) - assistant director
- Boong-boong (short film, 1996) - cinematography
- Transmutated Head (변질헤드, short film, 1996) - cinematography
- The Love of a Grape Seed (포도 씨앗의 사랑, short film, 1994) - cinematography
- Sounds from Heaven and Earth (하늘소리 땅소리, short film, 1994) - cinematography
- 2001 Imagine (2001 이매진, short film, 1994) - director, screenplay, cast
- Incoherence (지리멸렬, short film, 1994) - lighting
- The Age of Success (short film, 1994) - lighting
- "JANG Joon-hwan". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2012-11-10.
- "25th Moscow International Film Festival (2003)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-04-03. Retrieved 2013-04-01.
- Baek, Jong-hyun (18 January 2013). "Meet the Monster in HWAYI". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2014-01-10.
- Tae, Sang-joon (4 September 2013). "JANG Joon-hwan Returns with HWAYI". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-09-07.
- Hwang, Hei-rim (30 September 2013). "JANG Joon-hwan Returns". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2014-01-10.
- "Actress, Director to Wed on Christmas Eve". The Chosun Ilbo. 1 December 2006. Retrieved 2012-11-10.
- Jang Joon-hwan at the Korean Movie Database
- Jang Joon-hwan at the Internet Movie Database
- Jang Joon-hwan at HanCinema
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