South Korean filmmaker Hong Sang-soo has won
best director at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival. At an awards ceremony Saturday held in the
German capital,… the director received the Silver Bear prize for his latest production
“The Woman who Ran.” The 77-minute drama film follows the conversations
of a woman with three friends,… while her husband is away on a business trip. It marks Hong’s fourth film to be screened
at the annual festival,… and the second time in Berlinale history that a Korean has
won the award for Best Director since 2004.