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16th Jecheon International Music & Film Festival


“CURATOR OF THE YEAR” is a program that invites cineastes such as directors and music directors who played prominent roles in Korean music film history. The first curator for the program is “music director CHO Sung-woo,” who is the first generation music director in Korea, and who led the Jecheon International Music Film Festival(JIMFF) from the 2nd to the 6th, and returned to the Festival Director of the 16th JIMFF in 2020. In the talk concert the audience can not only enjoy his piano performance but also can hear his in-depth explanation of his major works; Barking Dogs Never Bite (BONG Joon-ho, 2000), One Fine Spring Day (HUR Jin-ho, 2001), The Duelists (LEE Myung-se, 2005), and of movies that led him to become a “film musician,” Take All of Me (Luigi COZZI, 1977), Cinema Paradiso (Giuseppe TORNATORE, 1988), and 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley KUBRICK, 1968).
Date  August 15, 2020
Platform  V LIVE, NAVER TV
Moderator  SHIN Ji-hye (CBS Announcer)


CHO Sung-woo  Music Director, Festival Director of JIMFF

A composer and music director as well as the former Festival Director of JIMFF, CHO Sung-woo serves as the Festival Director of JIMFF again this year. He has made original sound tracks that are being loved for a long time by his fine sense and insight of music. He won the Best Music Awards at the Blue Dragon Film Awards in 2004, and at Daejong Film Awards in 2011 and 2016, with film music from Christmas in August (1998), One Fine Spring Day (2001), When Spring Comes (2004), and Late Autumn (2011).


Cinema Paradiso

Giuseppe Tornatore

France, Italy | 1988 | 124min | Color | Drama | G


The Last Concert

Lewis Coates

Italy | 1976 | 93min | Color | Drama | 12


Baking Dogs Never Bite

Bong Joon-ho

Korea | 2000 | 110min | Color | Drama | 12


The Duelist

Lee Myung-se

Korea | 2005 | 111min | Color | Drama | 12


One Fine Spring Day

Hur Jin-ho

Korea | 2001 | 113min | Color | Drama | 15

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