Director Lee Doo-yong, the first Korean film to advance to Cannes, passes away. He directed ‘Mulberry’ etc.


[News Reporter Bae Hyo-joo]

Director Lee Doo-yong, who became the first Korean film to advance to the Cannes International Film Festival with ‘The Cruelty to Women, Water Wheel, Water Wheel,’, has passed away. He died at the age of 82.

Director Lee Doo-yong passed away at a hospital in Seoul on the morning of January 19th. It is known that he has been suffering from lung cancer since last year.

The funeral was set up at the Seoul National University Hospital funeral hall, and the funeral is scheduled for 1:30 pm on the 21st.

The deceased made his directing debut in 1970 with the film ‘Lost Veil’. Afterwards, in 1984, the film ‘Mulleya Mulleya, a story about cruelty to women’ was officially invited to the Un Certain Regard section of the 37th Cannes International Film Festival, setting the record as ‘the first Korean film director to advance to Cannes’ engraved

In addition, a variety of works are released, including the movies ‘Pong'(1986), ‘Pong 2′(1988), and ‘Pong 3′(1992) as a series. The world unfolded.

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