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Bong Joon-ho (봉준호)

Male - 1969/09/14

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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 Feature] Korea's Top Five Favorite Films of 2014

    2014/12/20,
    2015 is nigh upon us, a fresh year with its own host of hits waiting to entertain and be enjoyed. There is still a little time before 2014 passes us by, and before it does I wanted to glance back and take stock of this year's most successful spectacles and see what rose to top in terms of ticket tallies. Last year Korean cinephiles were treated to an array of awesome attractions ("The Face Reader", "Snowpiercer", "The Attorney", "Miracle in Cell No.7"), but still Bong Joon-ho's 2003 hit "The Host" remained the nation's cash king with over 13M admissions. It would take something supremely special (historic) to rally such record-breaking support and slay this iconic stub-guzzler,...More
  • 'Roaring Currents' top earner

    2014/12/08, Source,
    The period flick "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" earned $2.6 million this year, the highest among Korean films released in North America so far. According to CJ E&M, the movie's distributor, the film opened on Aug. 30 at 30 theaters across the United States and Canada,...More
  • Kim Hye-ja sheds motherly image for latest film

    2014/12/02, Source,
    There was no better choice to dress veteran actress Kim Hye-ja, 74, as a rich widow for the upcoming movie "A Perfect Way to Steal a Dog" than fashion designer Lee Kwang-hee, 62. Lee has made clothes for some of the richest members of Korean society, including former first ladies. But the two women say they have a working relationship that goes deeper than usual, despite specializing in different fields. Kim and Lee both confessed that they are influenced by each other's opinions - whether on career or life. They even insist they are soulmates,...More
  • Park Yoo-chun, a good example of idol actors, affirmed by critics

    2014/11/28, Source,
    Park Yoo-chun proves himself as a new sought-after actor in Korean movie industry sweeping new male actor awards presented by critics. It is unprecedented an idol who turned an actor receives such awards. He received the award for New Best Male Actor in the 15th Busan Movie Critics Award by Busan Movie critics association on the 27th. The association is well known for being strict in selecting the award winners based on the artistic value of the movie and the actor's actual acting quality than the box office ranking,...More
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