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Bong Joon-ho (봉준호)

Male - 1969/09/14

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Biography

After graduating from Yonsei University with a social science degree, BONG directed a 16 mm film "White Man" in 1995, and won an award at the Shin-young Youth Movie Festival. Then he directed "Incoherence" as a graduate project in the Korean Academy of Film Arts. A black comedy that criticized society with his unique sense of humor, the film was invited to international film festivals, giving BONG recognition and a rise to fame. Ending his career role as assistant director with (1997, directed by PARK Ki-yong), he directed his own feature (2000), making a big impression on the Korean film industry. His second feature (2003) based on the true story of a serial killing, attracted more than 5 million domestic viewers. He was recognized as one of the year's best directors, achieving both commercial success and artistic quality.

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  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "Wonderful Days" (aka "Sky Blue")

    2014/05/17,
    In the Spotlight this Week: Kim Moon-saeng's "Wonderful Days"... Korean animations seem to embrace a cosmopolitan creational philosophy, bending and blending themes, styles and various aesthetics to arrive at exciting pastiches of exciting possibilities. In recent years, Korean cinephiles have been treated to an increase of intriguing efforts that have boosted the buzz around the South's potential for animatic awesomeness. Whether it be the lurid and family-friendly fables found in "Leafie, A Hen Into The Wild", the dark morality and cynicism of "King of Pigs" and "The Fake", or the fantastical adventures of "The Satellite Girl and Milk Cow", Korean animations continue to rise, challenge, and explore the form and function of Korea's animated aspirations,...More
  • Korea.net's list of must-see films: 'The Host'

    2014/05/17, Source,
    The Host (2006) Directed by Bong Joon-ho Gang-du, played by Song Kang-ho, works in a kiosk alongside his dad in the Hangang riverside park. One day, he discovers something large and animal-like dangling from the underside of a bridge, with people crowded about, staring at it. Suddenly, the unidentified monster jumps down onto the park pathway and starts crushing, trampling and eating people. In an instant, it's running around in a frenzy. Gang-du begins to run away with his daughter, Hyun-seo, played by Ko Ah-seong. Along the way, however, he accidently loses hold of her hand. The monster seizes the moment and snatches up Hyun-seo into its maw, taking her away as it dives back into the river,...More
  • [HanCinema's Hall of Fame Review] "Hide and Seek": A lost and lacklustre lemming.

    2014/05/10,
    In the Spotlight this Week: Huh Jung's "Hide and Seek"... 2013 was an epically successful year for Korean cinema. Box office admissions skyrocketed, top-tier directors like Bong Joon-ho, Park Chan-wook, and Kim Jee-woon made their 'English-language' debuts, a number of indie films and animations received praise, and there were a few notable newcomers that made their mark. Among the successful debutants was Huh Jung with his low-budget thriller "Hide and Seek"; an atmospheric entry that attracted over 5.6 million filmgoers during its five-week run in the top ten, and also scored its writer/director the Best New Director honour at the 33rd Korean Association of Film Critics Awards. Impressive accolades, to be sure, but did Jung's opening really find what it was looking for?,...More
  • 2014 50th Baeksang Arts Awards : Movies Nominees List

    2014/05/09, Source,
    2014 50th Baeksang Arts Awards : Movies Nominees List,...More
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