Kim Sung-hoon (director)

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Kim Sung-hoon
Born 1974 (age 43–44)
South Korea
Occupation Film director
Korean name
Revised Romanization Gim Seong-hun
McCune–Reischauer Kim Sŏng-hun

Kim Sung-hoon (born 1974) is a South Korean film director. Kim debuted with the musical drama film My Little Hero (2013). His second feature was the fast-paced action film Confidential Assignment (2017) which starred Hyun Bin. A box office hit with more than 7.8 million admissions and grossing over USD56.4 million, the film was sold to 42 territories, including the U.S., the Middle East, India, the Philippines and Mongolia.[1][2][3]


Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2017 Brilliant Korean Film Star Award Best Director Confidential Assignment Won


  1. ^ Borowiec, Steven (11 February 2017). "What a film featuring a K-Pop star reveals about North Korea's relationship with Seoul". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 2017-05-14. 
  2. ^ Paquet, Darcy (2017). "Confidential Assignment". Retrieved 2017-05-14. 
  3. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (27 January 2017). "South Korean Film Confidential Assignment Sells to Multiple Territories". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2017-05-14. 
  4. ^ Schwartz, William (18 January 2013). "[HanCinema's Film Review] "My Little Hero"". Hancinema. Retrieved 2017-05-14. 
  5. ^ Schwartz, William (4 February 2017). "[HanCinema's Film Review] "Confidential Assignment"". Hancinema. Retrieved 2017-05-14. 
  6. ^ Jie, Ye-eun (11 April 2017). "Hyun Bin confirms role in Changgwol". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2017-05-14. 
  7. ^ "Jang Dong-gun offered a role in Rampant with Hyeon Bin". Hancinema. 11 May 2017. Retrieved 2017-05-14. 

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