Lee Joon-ik

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Lee Joon-ik
Lee Jun-ik, 2012 03 27 Firenze Korea film festival.jpg
Lee Joon-ik at the 2012 Florence Korea Film Fest
Born (1959-09-21) September 21, 1959 (age 57)
Seoul, South Korea
Nationality South Korean
Education Sejong University - Oriental Painting (dropped out)
Occupation Film director, producer
Years active 1993–present
Korean name
Hangul 이준익
Hanja 李濬益
Revised Romanization I Jun-ik
McCune–Reischauer I Chun-ig

Lee Joon-ik (born September 21, 1959) is a South Korean film director and producer. He is best known for directing and producing King and the Clown (2005), one of the highest grossing Korean films of all time.[1] Other notable films include Once Upon a Time in a Battlefield (2003), Radio Star (2006), and Hope (2013).[2][3][4]




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  1. ^ "LEE Joon-ik". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2013-10-12. 
  2. ^ "Lee Joon-ik Declares Departure from Commercial Filmmaking". The Chosun Ilbo. 1 March 2011. Retrieved 2014-05-09. 
  3. ^ Lee, Claire (23 January 2013). "Lee Jun-ik returns after two-year hiatus". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-05-09. 
  4. ^ Jackson, Julie (24 November 2013). "Wish snags three wins at Blue Dragon Film Awards". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-05-09. 

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