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[ News, Society, December 16 2007] [Photo News] Korean movie director honored

Korean movie director Im Kwon-taek receives this year’s Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) on Saturday (Dec. 15).

The award is a retrospective tribute to influential filmmakers from the West, the Arab world, and the East. Last year, Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone, Syrian film maker Nabil El-Maleh and Bollywood heartthrob Shah Rukh Khan were honored.

Im is one of the most renowned film directors in Korea, some of his works including "Seopyonje" (1993) about Korean musical Pansori and "Chunhyang" (2000) an old love story.

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