YIM SOON-RYE

Born in 1960, Director Yim’s short “Promenade in the Rain” (94), won prizes at the Seoul, Clermont Ferrand, and Fribourg film festivals. Yim’s first feature, Three Friends (96) won the award for best Asian film at the first Busan International Film Festival. Her sympathy for those who are marginalized continued to show in The Waikiki Brothers, and Forever the Moment (08), based on the true story of the 2004 Korean women’s national handball team. Her latest movie is The Whistleblower, which is showing at this year’s festival.

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