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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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  • "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" Becomes Highest Grossing Korean Language Film in North America

    2014/09/22,
    Most Watched Film of All-Time in Korea Soars Past $2.5 Million in U.S. Admissions The record breaking and highly acclaimed Korean naval battle film, "The Admiral: Roaring Currents", is now the highest grossing Korean language film in North America surpassing $2.5 million at the U.S. box office. The stateside success of "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" follows dominance in its home country. Since the film's overseas premiere on July 30, "The Admiral" became the most watched film of all time in South Korea, garnering over 17 million admissions in domestic sales and breaking multiple box office records,...More
  • "Haemoo" to provide IPTV service

    2014/09/17, Source,
    "Haemoo" is up and running on IPTV. This movie can now be watched on KT Olleh, SK BTV, LG U+TV, digital cable Home Choice, mobile service Google Plus, Samsung Hub, T Store and other portal sites,...More
  • Busan film festival to feature 'Paradise in Service', 'Gangster Pay Day'

    2014/09/07, Source,
    The 19th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) will open with "Paradise in Service" from Taiwan and close with "Gangster Pay Day" from Hong Kong. The festival kicks off on October 2 and will feature 314 films from 79 countries. "Paradise in Service", by Taiwanese director Chen-zer Doze Niu, reflects the time of his father's generation, who served in the military in the 1960s and 1970s. The film begins with the transfer of Recruit Pao to Kinmen Island, or Quemoy, located between Taiwan and the Chinese mainland. He later becomes responsible for managing the Paradise in Service bar, a brothel within the military camp,...More
  • [HanCinema's Take] The "Admiral" and his Impossible Fleet

    2014/08/23,
    I'm always intrigued when patterns emerge in space-time; plausible improbabilities that speak to universal truths, or magically mirror the collective's consciousness. These uncanny alignments aren't always meaningful, or random, but there's a persistent allure to be found in such synchronicity; as if, when aligned, a precious pinhole appears, a vague vantage point awaiting some some golden thread to pierce and grab the message in bottle before it's too late. Last week a new Korea box office champion was crowned as Kim Han-min's "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" (2014) cruised past Bong Joon-ho's hybrid hit "The Host" (2006), becoming the peninsula's highest grossing film of all time,...More
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