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Name: Kwon-taek Im  
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Date of Birth: 2nd May 1936
Place of Birth: Changsong, Cheollanam-do, Korea
Profession: Director
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia
Im Kwon-taek
Hangul: 임권택
Hanja: 林權澤
Revised Romanization: Im Gwon-taek
McCune-Reischauer: Im Kwon-t'aek

Im Kwon-taek (born Jangseong, May 2, 1936) is one of the most famous Korean directors. He won many of domestic and international festival prizes up to date.

His film career started in 1962, but he is most famous for his films 서편제 (Sopyonje) from 10th April 1993 and 취화선 (Chihwaseon - Strokes of Fire) from 10th May 2002, which he also wrote.

He was awareded honarary Golden Bear award from Berlin Film Festival in 2005.

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