Yoon Jeong-hee

Actress Yoon Jeong-hee (윤정희) (Poetry) joins Jeon Do-yeon, fashion designer Andre Kim, pianist (and Yoon’s husband) Paik Kun-woo and jazz singer Nah Youn-sun as Chevalier des Arts et Lettres http://bit.ly/i9rCRR #. I wonder if this is the first husband and wife both to have been given the honour. Keywords: People: Yoon Jeong-hee Other tags: Chevalier […]


Yoon Jeong-hee interviewed in NYT

by Philip Gowman 13 February 2011
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Great interview with POETRY actress Yoon Jeong-hee in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/06/movies/06poetry.html. “The Quiet Life of a Star Actress” – via @koreanfilmfest. Ms Yoon is “one of Korea’s most treasured, decorated and beloved actresses,” said Ted Kim, a Los Angeles-based executive at one of Korea’s biggest entertainment companies. “Like Michael Jordan she stepped away […]

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Lee Chang-dong and Poetry at Cannes

by Philip Gowman 30 May 2010
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“Poetry” misses out on Cannes top award, but wins Lee Chang-dong Best Screenplay award. http://bit.ly/cfcKR2 # The Joongang Ilbo tells us that the Korean Film Council rejected Lee’s request for funding: the screenplay was too much like a novel ‘”Poetry” is a dazzling piece of screen portraiture. Yun Jung-hee surely a front runner for Best […]

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