Cho Jung-rae

Cho Jung-rae



Cho Jung-rae is a Korean film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for directing and producing the critically acclaimed films Chaw (2009) and The Attorney (2013).

Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1954. He graduated from the Korea National University of Arts in 1980 and began his career in film as a screenwriter and assistant director. His first film, Taejingaku, was released in 1985.

Cho's second film, Chaw, was released in 2009 and earned him critical acclaim. The movie follows a young man who is trying to catch a wild boar that has been terrorizing a local village. The movie was a box office success and earned Cho numerous awards, including the Best Director Award at the Blue Dragon Film Awards.

In 2013, Cho released his third feature film, The Attorney. The movie follows an attorney who defends an innocent man who is accused of a crime he didn't commit. The movie was a commercial and critical success, earning Cho the Best Director award at the Grand Bell Awards.

After the success of The Attorney, Cho directed two more films, The King's Wrath (2015) and The Outlaws (2017). Both movies were met with mixed reviews, but Cho's directing was praised.

Cho's most recent movie is the 2018 drama, Default. The movie follows an economic crisis in South Korea and is based on a true story. The movie was well-received by critics, earning Cho the Best Director award at the Grand Bell Awards.

Cho is also known for his activism and support of human rights in South Korea. He has publicly spoken out against the government's censorship of films and has been involved in various campaigns to promote freedom of speech.

Cho Jung-rae is one of the most acclaimed and celebrated directors in South Korea. His films have earned him numerous awards and he is a vocal advocate for human rights. His unique style of storytelling and his passion for justice have made him one of the most respected filmmakers in the country.

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