Lee Doo-yong

Lee Doo-yong (born December 24, 1942) is a South Korean film director. Since his debut in 1969 with the film The Lost Wedding Veil (1970), Lee has made more than 60 films in a wide array of genres. In the 1970s, he introduced Korean-style action films, including The Korean Connection (1974) and Left Foot of Wrath (1974).[1][2][3] His film Mulleya Mulleya (1984) created great controversy in the Korean media as well as in the West, due to the graphic portrayal of a woman's subjugated life during the Yi Dynasty.[4]

Lee Doo-yong
Born (1942-12-24) December 24, 1942 (age 78)
OccupationFilm director,
Korean name
Revised RomanizationI Du-yong
McCune–ReischauerI Tu-yong


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  1. ^ "LEE Doo-yong". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2015-12-24.
  2. ^ "LEE Doo Yong: The Pathfinder of Korean Genre Films". Busan International Film Festival. 25 August 2016. Archived from the original on 18 October 2016. Retrieved 2016-10-18.
  3. ^ "Korean Film Archive to Screen Director Lee Du-yong's Films". Hancinema. 6 January 2006. Retrieved 2015-12-26.
  4. ^ Dissanayake, Wimal (1994). Colonialism and Nationalism in Asian Cinema. Guildford: Indiana University Press. pp. 95–96. ISBN 0-253-20895-5. Retrieved 2015-12-26.
  5. ^ Kim, Hyun-min (18 March 2013). "PARK Pulled Off Many Extraordinary Feats for Korean Film World". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2015-12-24.

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