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Famous Korean filmmaker Kim Ki-duk dies of COVID-19

Famous Korean filmmaker Kim Ki-duk has died at the age of 59. He was in critical condition with COVID-19 infection and died in Latvia around midnight on Friday. His death was confirmed to Delfi.lv by ArtDocFest/Riga director Vitaly Mansky.

Kim Ki-duk arrived in Latvia on November 20 to buy a house on the beach near Riga. But international media reported that his friends went in search of him when he went missing at a pre-arranged meeting.

Kim Ki-duk was born on December 20, 1960, in Bonghwa, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. His screenplay won first prize at a competition organized by the Korean Film Council in 1995.

In 2004, Kim Ki-duk won two Best Director awards. Samaritan Girl (2004) won the Berlin International Film Festival Award and 3-Iron won the Venice Film Festival Award. He has also won many other awards at the international level.

Violence and sex were more in Kim’s films. His major films include ‘Human’, ‘Space’, ‘Time and ‘Human’, ‘Spring’, ‘Summer’, ‘Fall’, ‘Winter and Spring’, ‘The Bow’ and ‘Dream’.

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