Writer/Director, Nadine Labaki heads up this fine ensemble cast of Lebanese actresses. Nadine Labaki was born in Lebanon and studied media at Saint-Joseph University in Beirut.…
Winner, Best Performance by an Actress, 2007
Jeon Do-yeon spent five years starring in television dramas before making her film debut opposite Han Suk-kyu in The Contact. She went on to play any diverse roles in films such as A Promise and The Harmonium in My Memory for which she received two awards for Best Actress, The Blue Dragon and The Grand Bell. Her other films include Happy End, Park Heung-shik’s debut I Wish I Had a Wife, and his more recent drama My Mother, the ermaid; Ryoo Seung-wan’s No Blood No Tears, E J-yong’s Untold Scandal, based on the famous French novel (Dangerous Liasions), and Park Jin-pyo’s You’re My Sunshine. Her performance in that film helped turn the film into a box-office hit and won her many local acting awards. Jeon Do-yeon won Best Leading Actress at Cannes in 2007 for her performance in Secret Sunshine.
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