S.K. Jhung wrote and directed 'Searching for the Elephant'
which was nominated for Grand Prix at the Warsaw International Film Festival 2009.
His other notable writings include 'The Eternal Child', a Korean Sci-Fi Novel and 'Paraiso', an ethnography on Cuba.
Writes regularly for newspapers and magazines in Korea.
He has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago '96 and a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University '00.
Name: S.K. Jhung
Lives in: Seoul, South Korea
Occupation: Director and Screenwriter
Film (Drama) Director The film depicts the hollow lives of affluent thirty-something young urban professionals in Seoul. The protagonists are three childhood friends, each struggling with a compulsion: schizophrenia, sex addiction, and infidelity. The revelation of their secrets exacerbates their sense of deprivation, and the three friends are inevitably led to a shocking finale when they learn that growing pains are not just distant memories of their youth. Written by Warsaw Film Festival
The University of Chicago