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Actor Adaptation/Dramatization Assistant director Director Scriptwriter


"Solace" is Director Byun Seung-wook’s debut piece. He has worked under Director LEE Chang-dong as the assistant director for "Peppermint Candy", a groundbreaking film in Korean cinema known for its solid screenplay and unique narrative.

The Cat
The Cat
(Movie, 2011)
고양이: 죽음을 보는 두 개의 눈

• Director • Adaptation/Dramatization

(Movie, 2006)
사랑할 때 이야기하는 것들

• Director • Scriptwriter

(Movie, 2002)

Dong [district] employee 2 (동직원 2)

Peppermint Candy
Peppermint Candy
(Movie, 1999)

• Assistant director

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  • Korean movie of the week "The Cat"

    2013/04/04, Source
    Korean movie of the week "The Cat" (2011) Directed by Byun Seung-wook With Park Min-young, Kim Dong-wook, Kim Ye-ron, Shin Da-eun, Lee Jang-yoo, Jo Suk-hyun,... "The Cat: Eyes that Sees Death" Synopsis An unlikely protagonist slinks around in "The Cat", which follows So-yeon (Park Min-young), a pet groomer who suffers from claustrophobia stemming from a childhood experience. One day, one of So-yeon's customers dies on the elevator, leaving her cat Bi-dan behind. The mystery of who killed the woman on the elevator is unknown, and the cat is the only witness,...More
  • Finecut seals further AFM deals for Leafie and others

    2011/11/22, Source
    Seoul-based film sales company Finecut has announced a raft of further deals from the recently wrapped American Film Market (AFM) including more for "Leafie, A Hen Into The Wild", the watershed hit animation in Korea. The film sold to Ascot Elite for German-speaking territories and Conquest Filmes for Brazil,...More
  • [HanCinema's Film Review] In Defense of "The Cat"

    Byun Seung-wook's "The Cat" has been misjudged and misunderstood. Before writing this I came across a number of reviews citing numerous issues they had with the film. These criticisms largely stemmed from examining the film as strictly a 'horror' film and how the conventions of the genre weren't well executed within it. In addition, "The Cat" was seen to contain poor tonal and thematic motifs, impotently embossing its narrative with soft-core techniques and themes that resulted in nothing more than an average viewing experience. This displeased me because my initial reaction to the film was very positive. After some thought and reflection on the film, I began to formulate some of reasons I found this film to be not only entertaining but thought provoking as well,...More

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