South Korean filmmaker Kim Ki-Duk lamented that Korean audience prefer Hollywood movies, whereas his films are mostly offbeat themes narrating tragedies of real life.

Interacting with media at the on-going 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2012, where five of his acclaimed films, including Pieta , will be screened as part of an exclusive retrospective on the great director, Mr. Ki-Duk said he had produced 18 films. Mr. Ki-Duk, who is on his first ever visit to India, admitted that extreme capitalism was the topic of many of his films.