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Park Hoon-jung is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. Park first attracted notice within the Korean film industry for writing the screenplays for Kim Jee-woon's I Saw the Devil (2010) and Ryoo Seung-wan's The Unjust (2010).[1] He made his debut as a director in 2011 with the period film The Showdown. With his second film, gangster epic New World (2013), Park scored a critical and commercial success.[2][3][4][5]

Park Hoon-jung
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Korean name
Revised RomanizationBak Hun-jeong
McCune–ReischauerPak Hunjŏng


Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result Ref
2017 Fantastic Fest 2017 Best Director - Thriller Features V.I.P Won [6]


  1. ^ Ryan, Michael (17 July 2011). "Fantasia 2011: Hoon-jung Park's The Unjust a stark vision of Korea's cancerous heart". Sound On Sight. Retrieved 2013-01-08.
  2. ^ Baek, Jong-hyun (18 January 2013). "NEW WORLD Witnesses the Growth of Intense Desire". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-01-21.
  3. ^ Park, Eun-jee (8 February 2013). "Three macho guys find a balance in Park Hoon-jung's latest thriller". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 2013-02-11.
  4. ^ Lee, Eun-sun (26 February 2013). "PARK Hoon-jung of NEW WORLD "A Film About Gangsters in Politicians' Suits"". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2013-03-10.
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  6. ^ "Director Park Hoon-jung of 'V.I.P.' wins prize at Fantastic Fest". Yonhap News Agency. October 13, 2017. Retrieved 2017-10-13.

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