December 17, 2007 05:43
Director Im Kwon-taek has received a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's Dubai International Film Festival.
Im is one of the most successful filmmakers in Korea and has made 100 films during his half-a-century career. The festival committee praised his numerous and experimental works in diverse genres.
Im's 100th film "Beyond the Years" as well as "Chihwaseon " otherwise called in English "Drunk on Women and Poetry" were screened at the ceremony. Im was one of three laureates who were honored with the festival's prestigious award.
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