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Director Im Kwon-taek Receives French Legion of Honor

2007/11/30 | 172 views | Permalink | Source

Director Im Kwon-taek has received the Legion of Honor medal from French Ambassador to Korea Philippe Thiébaud.

The French embassy in Seoul said Paris conferred the medal on the director for his commitment to protecting the domestic film industry and introducing Korean movies to French audiences.

His 100th work, "Beyong the Years", also received the Best Actress award at the Nantes International Film Festival.

Reported by KBS WORLD Radio

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