|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter|
|Revised Romanization||I Sang-u|
Lee graduated from University of California, Berkeley, majoring in film.
Lee has been in the film industry for a long time, most notably as Kim Ki-duk's assistant director, before making the transition to becoming a prolific director in his own right. His official debut was Tropical Manila in 2008.
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- "Interview: The Singular Lee Sang-woo, Director of Barbie". modernkoreancinema.com. 31 October 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2018.