Kim Tae-yong

Memento Mori (1999)

The ghost of a lesbian high-school girl takes revenge on the people who used to bully her. And another young girl finds her old diary detailing her love and rejection when she was alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong  •  Min Kyu-dong
CAST:  Park Ye-jin  •  Rie Young-zin  •  Baek Jong-hak  •  Han Min

The ghost of a lesbian high-school girl takes revenge on the people who used to bully her. And another young girl finds her old diary detailing her love and rejection when she was alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong  •  Min Kyu-dong
CAST:  Park Ye-jin  •  Rie Young-zin  •  Baek Jong-hak  •  Han Min

All for Love (2005)

A romantic comedy which portrays the most beautiful period in the lives of different couples who have just fallen in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Min Kyu-dong
CAST:  Uhm Jung-hwa  •  Hwang Jung-min  •  Cheon Ho-Jin  •  Im Chang-jung

A romantic comedy which portrays the most beautiful period in the lives of different couples who have just fallen in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Min Kyu-dong
CAST:  Uhm Jung-hwa  •  Hwang Jung-min  •  Cheon Ho-Jin  •  Im Chang-jung

Camellia Project (2005)

An omnibus of short films about gay men’s relationships and partings. Kim Chuja is a fantasy musical about two men who were lovers in the past and meet by chance. Floating Island is a quiet, sad love story about a man who wants to leave and a man who wants to hold ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Choi Jin-sung  •  So Joon-moon  •  Leesong Hee-il
CAST:  Jung Seung-kil  •  Kim Tae-yong  •  Park Mi-hyeon  •  Lee Eung-jae

An omnibus of short films about gay men’s relationships and partings. Kim Chuja is a fantasy musical about two men who were lovers in the past and meet by chance. Floating Island is a quiet, sad love story about a man who wants to leave and a man who wants to hold ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Choi Jin-sung  •  So Joon-moon  •  Leesong Hee-il
CAST:  Jung Seung-kil  •  Kim Tae-yong  •  Park Mi-hyeon  •  Lee Eung-jae

Late Autumn (2010)

Anna learns in prison that her mother has passed away in Seattle. Prison officials grants Anna a three day furlough to attend her mother's funeral. Anna embarks on a long trip to Seattle. Hoon is a Korean immigrant who works as a gigolo. Hoon is now on the run from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong
CAST:  Hyun Bin  •  Tang Wei  •  Jun Kim  •  John Wu

Anna learns in prison that her mother has passed away in Seattle. Prison officials grants Anna a three day furlough to attend her mother's funeral. Anna embarks on a long trip to Seattle. Hoon is a Korean immigrant who works as a gigolo. Hoon is now on the run from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong
CAST:  Hyun Bin  •  Tang Wei  •  Jun Kim  •  John Wu

You Are More Than Beautiful (2013)

What is beauty? Truth created from whith lie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong
CAST:  Gong Hyo-jin  •  Park Hee-soon

What is beauty? Truth created from whith lie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong
CAST:  Gong Hyo-jin  •  Park Hee-soon

Beautiful 2012 (2012)

A superb package of shorts by four leading East Asian directors: Ann Hui on a male-to-female sex change, Kim Tae-yong on an emotional imposture, Gu Changwei on pregnancy in China and Tsai Ming-Liang on time and the city of Hong Kong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang  •  Kim Tae-yong  •  Gu Changwei  •  Ann Hui
CAST:  Francis Ng  •  Lee Kang-Sheng  •  Jade Leung  •  Gong Hyo-jin

A superb package of shorts by four leading East Asian directors: Ann Hui on a male-to-female sex change, Kim Tae-yong on an emotional imposture, Gu Changwei on pregnancy in China and Tsai Ming-Liang on time and the city of Hong Kong.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang  •  Kim Tae-yong  •  Gu Changwei  •  Ann Hui
CAST:  Francis Ng  •  Lee Kang-Sheng  •  Jade Leung  •  Gong Hyo-jin

Family Ties (2006)

Family Ties is an ensemble drama from Kim Tae-yong, the co-director of chiller Memento Mori. The film tells three seemingly unconnected stories in a trilogy of distinct segments. The first part is the story of a woman (Moon So-ri - Oasis, A Good Lawyer's Wife) who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong
CAST:  Moon So-ri  •  Goh Doo-shim  •  Uhm Tae-woong  •  Gong Hyo-jin

Family Ties is an ensemble drama from Kim Tae-yong, the co-director of chiller Memento Mori. The film tells three seemingly unconnected stories in a trilogy of distinct segments. The first part is the story of a woman (Moon So-ri - Oasis, A Good Lawyer's Wife) who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong
CAST:  Moon So-ri  •  Goh Doo-shim  •  Uhm Tae-woong  •  Gong Hyo-jin

Mad Sad Bad (2014)

Ryoo Seungwan, Han Jiseung, Kim Taeyong got together to make a 3D omnibus film. It's a 3D vision of terrible realities never far from popular culture today. The stages of its episodes are different with one another. Tragedies and fantasies unfold in the city, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryoo Seung-wan  •  Kim Tae-yong  •  Han Ji-seung
CAST:  Lee Da-wit  •  Son Soo-hyun  •  Park Jung-min  •  Park Ki-woong

Ryoo Seungwan, Han Jiseung, Kim Taeyong got together to make a 3D omnibus film. It's a 3D vision of terrible realities never far from popular culture today. The stages of its episodes are different with one another. Tragedies and fantasies unfold in the city, the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryoo Seung-wan  •  Kim Tae-yong  •  Han Ji-seung
CAST:  Lee Da-wit  •  Son Soo-hyun  •  Park Jung-min  •  Park Ki-woong

Kokdu: A Story of Guardian Angels (2018)

In this adaptation of theatrical drama Kkokdu by Kim and music director Bang Junseok, two children who sold their grandmother’s shoes to buy a puppy end up going to the underworld.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong
CAST:  Kim Su-an

In this adaptation of theatrical drama Kkokdu by Kim and music director Bang Junseok, two children who sold their grandmother’s shoes to buy a puppy end up going to the underworld.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong
CAST:  Kim Su-an

On the Road, Two (2006)

A documentary following the Korean rock band YB as they go on a tour of Europe.  (more)

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A documentary following the Korean rock band YB as they go on a tour of Europe.  (more)

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Two Or Three Things I Know About Kim Ki-young (2007)

A documentary consisting of twenty-two Korean directors' interviews about Kim Ki-young and respect for his work and the influence  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Hong-joon
CAST:  Park Chan-wook  •  Bong Joon-ho  •  Jang Joon-hwan  •  Kim Jee-woon

A documentary consisting of twenty-two Korean directors' interviews about Kim Ki-young and respect for his work and the influence  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Hong-joon
CAST:  Park Chan-wook  •  Bong Joon-ho  •  Jang Joon-hwan  •  Kim Jee-woon

If You Were Me 4 (2009)

Includes shorts: Girl on the Run, The Theory & Practice of Teenage Dream, Relay, U and Me and Blue Birds on the Desk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pang Eun-jin  •  Kim Tae-yong  •  Yoon Seong-ho  •  Jeon Gye-soo  •  Lee Hyun-seung
CAST:  Nam Ji-hyun  •  Jung Jin-an  •  Kwon Eun-soo  •  Oh Ji-hye

Includes shorts: Girl on the Run, The Theory & Practice of Teenage Dream, Relay, U and Me and Blue Birds on the Desk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pang Eun-jin  •  Kim Tae-yong  •  Yoon Seong-ho  •  Jeon Gye-soo  •  Lee Hyun-seung
CAST:  Nam Ji-hyun  •  Jung Jin-an  •  Kwon Eun-soo  •  Oh Ji-hye

Where Mermaids Go (2015)

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Eugene , daughter of a female diver mother, looking for her missing mother in Jeju sea, Mother turns into a bear and returns. The story is about a mother who turns into a bear and returns her to the mountains for good living.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong
CAST:  Choi Kang-hee  •  Eun hee

Eugene , daughter of a female diver mother, looking for her missing mother in Jeju sea, Mother turns into a bear and returns. The story is about a mother who turns into a bear and returns her to the mountains for good living.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong
CAST:  Choi Kang-hee  •  Eun hee

Wonderland (2021)

In a virtual world called "Wonderland", a place where people can reunite with a person they may not meet again by simulating them through artificial intelligence, a woman in her 20s requests to meet his lover who is in a coma, and a man in his 40s requests to meet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong
CAST:  Bae Suzy  •  Choi Woo-shik  •  Tang Wei  •  Park Bo-gum

In a virtual world called "Wonderland", a place where people can reunite with a person they may not meet again by simulating them through artificial intelligence, a woman in her 20s requests to meet his lover who is in a coma, and a man in his 40s requests to meet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong
CAST:  Bae Suzy  •  Choi Woo-shik  •  Tang Wei  •  Park Bo-gum

Night Bugs (2012)

Han Jae, who pretends to be a gay, lives off of cheating homosexuals. He gathers up gays by online chatting and overcharges them for the drinks, teaming up with the boss of a pub. And there is Hoon, a cute boy who seems to be attractive to gays, and Han Jae tells ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Tae-yong
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Han Jae, who pretends to be a gay, lives off of cheating homosexuals. He gathers up gays by online chatting and overcharges them for the drinks, teaming up with the boss of a pub. And there is Hoon, a cute boy who seems to be attractive to gays, and Han Jae tells ...  (more)

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