Min Kyu-dong is a Korean movie director who made several box office hits including his latest movie “All about my wife”. The movie drew 4.6 million viewers in Korea and ranked third on the Korean romantic comedy box office record. Min originally studied Economics at Seoul National University. Upon graduation, he entered the Korean Academy of Film Arts (KAFA) and made his first feature Memento Mori in 1999 alongside KAFA classmate and co-director Kim Tae-Yong. After that, he went to Paris to pursue further film studies in France and returned in 2005 with his sophomore effort and solo directorial debut All for Love. In 2008 Min explored homosexual eroticism in Antique, a screen adaptation of the popular Japanese manga, and the film was invited to the Berlin International Film Festival. For his segment in the 2009 omnibus film Five Senses of Eros, Min continued his fascination with queer cinema and the feature-length of his segment was later screened at the 2009 Busan International Film Festival. In 2011, Min produced the film The Last Blossom based on the semi-autobiographical TV series and the film received rave reviews from viewers and critics for its delicate depiction of family love.
On HEART TO HEART, we’ve invited Director Min Kyu-dong to talk about his movies, his life in movies and his love for movies.