Eonyang Theater 2
After graduating from college, he began acquiring on the set experience working as an assistant director to director Lee Jang-ho. He made his debut with People of Ko-bang Neighborhood and went on to make Whale Hunting, Deep Blue Night (1984), Hwang Jin-I (1986), Our Joyful Young Days (1987), The Dream (1990), and Love Story (1996). He has an affinity for long takes and is recognized for the lyrical melodramatic beauty of his films. He is considered to be part of the Korean New Wave of the 1980s.