52nd edition

Soopum Sohn

Soopum Sohn, a Korean filmmaker who received his university education in the US, made his name famous when his short film was selected by Cannes in 2002. He is primarily known as a cinematographer and has worked on films like Kang Yi-kwan’s Sakwa (starring Moon So-rye). Having achieved success in both the U.S. and South Korea, Soopum Sohn directed his first feature film, Make yourself at home. This film is a true Korean/American international co-production, and places complicated issues of identity and diaspora into an intriguing horror framework.