Lee Sang-il (film director)
Lee Sang-il (Korean: 이상일, born 6 January 1974 in Niigata Prefecture, Japan) is a Zainichi Korean film director and screenwriter. His first film, Chong, was a short film about the lives of third generation Koreans living in Japan.
Hula Girls was declared best Japanese film of 2006 by Kinema Junpo (キネマ旬報), and Lee won the Best Director and Best Screenplay prizes at the 2007 Japanese Academy Awards for the film. His film Unforgiven was screened in the Special Presentation section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.