Veteran director Im Kwon-taek will receive an award for his lifetime achievements at this year's Singapore International Film Festival which opens early December. The award ceremony will take place on Dec. 13.
The festival's organizing committee said Im, who made more than 100 films over the past 50 years, has been chosen as a recipient of the honorary award for this year's film festival in recognition of his lifelong contribution to the Asian film industry as well as Korean cinema.
The festival will run from Dec. 4 to 14 and feature some of his old movies such as "Mandala" and "Village of Haze" as well as his latest feature film, "Revivre".
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