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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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  • Kim Seong-hoon's "A Hard Day"

    2014/04/22, Source,
    Director Kim Seong-hoon's movie "A Hard Day" is going to Cannes Film Festival. The festival reviewed it as a 'detailed and pleasant movie with a fresh inspiration',...More
  • German daily finds 'Snowpiercer' to be great balance between East, West

    2014/04/13, Source,
    The film "Snowpiercer" (2013) was recently highlighted by a German daily, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, which described the movie as, "a work that was excellent in mixing Western and East Asian cinematic traditions". The article, published on April 2 under the headline, "Im ewigen Eis", or, "Eternally in Ice", praised the film, saying that it is very "international" and that it broke away from the Hollywood style. In particular, the cast was from a variety of ethnic backgrounds, including Korea, the U.S. and the Czech Republic. Also, the newspaper explained that a variety of cinematic styles are revealed throughout the story, featuring elements of Asian violence, European auteurism and the feel of a blockbuster that has the capacity to overwhelm the audience. "The experimental films director Bong Joon-ho has produced over the past decade have been exposed to the global limelight", said the German newspaper. "Bong successfully directed works that have never been introduced in Hollywood",...More
  • Drama based on murders familiar

    2014/04/10, Source,
    A drama inspired by unsolved murders. After enjoying a big hit with its drama series "Answer Me 1994", tvN is launching the thriller-mystery drama "Gabdong - The Serial Killer", inspired by the notorious serial killing case in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi, in the 1980s. The show will focus on one of the most notorious crimes that has never been solved. The case was also the inspiration for Bong Joon-ho's 2003 thriller "Memories of Murder",...More
  • [HanCinema's Drama Preview] "Gabdong - The Serial Killer"

    2014/04/05,
    This spring, tvN will be adding yet another more rare genre in its history which happens to be very popular this spring season. Following this suspense thriller trend, the channel gives us 'Gabdong - The Serial Killer', which is inspired by the real case of the Hwaseong serial killings on which Bong Joon-ho's movie "Memories of Murder" is also based,...More
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