South Korean ace filmmaker Kim Ki-duk passed away because of COVID-19 complications on Friday in Latvia, reported Lithuanian news website LRT.
He is known for his arthouse films. His popular movies are Samaritan Girl, 3-Iron, Arirang, Pietà and One on One.
In a career span of two decades, Kim Ki-duk bagged several awards at Berlin International Film Festival, Venice Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival.
Kim Ki-duk made his directorial debut with the movie Crocodile in 1996. He got international fame with the 2001 film The Isle after it screened at the Toronto International Film Festival.