Lee Sang-il is a Korean-Japanese film director and screenwriter. His first film, “Chong,” was a short film about the lives of third generation Koreans living in Japan. “Hula Girls” was declared best Japanese film of 2006 by Kinema Junpo, and Lee won the Best Director and Best Screenplay prizes at the 2007 Japanese Academy Awards for the film. His film “Unforgiven” was screened in the Special Presentation section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
Place of Birth:Niigata Prefecture, Japan
Also Known As:이상일, 李相日, イ・サンイル, Sang-il Lee, リ・サンイル