Albert Pyun (Albert F. Pyun)

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Hawaii, USA
No other film director has been the victim of so much vituperation as Albert Pyun. Frequently compared with Edward D. Wood Jr., they both share a fascination with the bizarre. Pyun has a feel for the stylistic and hypnotic, changing the conventions of fiction, and making each of his movies an extreme experience.

Unintentionally born in San Diego, he was later brought up in Hawaii. There, his childhood was illuminated by an unending consumption of movies - awful horror and tacky action films in the cinemas regularly used by the marines from the Kaneohe military base. Read more...