Born in Seoul, Korea. After graduating Seoul Institute of the Arts, she entered Lodz Film School and directed short films such as Portrait of The Father (1999), The Appointment (2000), Once… Someday (2001) was awarded at the Chicago IFF, Krakow FMF. Her feature debut Girl Thirteen (2007) led her to the New director prize of Seoul IFF. Also, Snow Paths (2015) was previously screened at Jeonju IFF. Currently, she’s teaching at the Creative Writing Department of Chosun University.