Korea | 2000 | 108min | 35mm | COLOR | Drama | Musical
Yoon-ju barely scrapes a living teaching part-time at a college and the sound of a dog barking in the quiet middle class neighbor starts to get on his nerves. One day, Yoon-ju finds a puppy by his door and locks it up in the basement. Professionals working with film scores voted it number one when choosing the best 5. Director of Music Cho Sung-woo received the special prize at the Buenos Aires International Film Festival.
Born 1969. Majored in sociology at Yonsei University and attended the Korean Academy of Film Arts. Shorts < Memories in the Frame > and < Incoherence> were invited to the Vancouver Film Festival and the Hong Kong Film Festival in 1994. His feature film debut < Barking Dogs Never Bite>(2000) won him the International Critics Award at the Hong Kong Film Festival and the Award for Best New Director at the Munich Film Festival. He joined the ranks of celebrity directors with < Memory of a Murder> in 2003.