Na Hong-jin is part of a new wave of Korean directors. In 2005 Na Hong-jin received the Best Horror/Sci-fi Short Film Award at Mise-en-Scène Film Festival with his nine-and-a-half-minute short film The Perfect Fishplate. In 2008 his feature debut The Chaser swept the nation with over five million admissions and was invited to be a special midnight screening at the 61st Cannes Film Festival. His feature debut accumulated countless awards from all over the world and received an APSA nomination in 2008 for Best Performance by an Actor (Kim Yoonsuk). The Yellow Sea was released in South Korea on December 15, 2010 with great box office success and was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

Accolades

Na Hong-jin
Best Director, 2011

Na Hong-jin

Best Director, 2011

Na Hong-jin

The Yellow Sea (Hwanghae)

The man who crossed the yellow sea, chased to the end. Gu-nam is a cab driver in Yanji City who leads a pitiful life. His…

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Films

The Chaser
2008

The Chaser (Chugyeogja)

Republic of Korea
2008

The Chaser (Chugyeogja)

A cash-strapped pimp and former police detective draws upon the skills of his old job to track down his missing stable of prostitutes.

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The Yellow Sea
2011

The Yellow Sea (Hwanghae)

Republic of Korea
2011

The Yellow Sea (Hwanghae)

The man who crossed the yellow sea, chased to the end. Gu-nam is a cab driver in Yanji City who leads a pitiful life. His…

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