Person Details

Birthday: 1969-09-14 12:25:55

Aliases: 봉준호 , 奉俊昊 , Bong Jun-ho , ポン・ジュノ , بونگ جون-هو , בונג ג'ון-הו , Пон Чжун Хо , Bong Joon-Ho , Bong Joon Ho

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Daegu, South Korea

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Movie Involvements: 48

TV Involvements: 5


Most Famous Work

Biography

Bong Joon-ho (Korean: 봉준호; born September 14, 1969) is a South Korean filmmaker of international prominence. His films feature social themes, genre-mixing, black humor, and sudden mood shifts. In 2017, Metacritic ranked Bong 13th on its list of the 25 best film directors of the 21st century. Bong first gained recognition for his second feature film, the crime drama "Memories of Murder" (2003), before achieving commercial success with his subsequent films, the black comedy monster movie "The Host" (2006) and the dystopian thriller "Snowpiercer" (2013), both of which are among the highest-grossing films in South Korea. Two of his films have screened in competition at the Cannes Film Festival — "Okja" in 2017 and "Parasite" in 2019, the latter of which earned the first Palme d'Or for a South Korean film. For "Parasite", Bong received Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay (shared with Han Jin-won), and, on behalf of South Korea, Best International Feature Film. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bong Joon-ho, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Parasite
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9

Parasite

(2019) Story
Memories of Murder
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8

Memories of Murder

(2003) Writer
Snowpiercer
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7

Snowpiercer

(2013) Screenstory
The Host
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7

The Host

(2006) Screenplay
Okja
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8

Okja

(2017) Screenplay
Mother
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8

Mother

(2009) Screenplay
Tokyo!
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7

Tokyo!

(2008) Writer
Barking Dogs Never Bite
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7

Barking Dogs Never Bite

(2000) Screenplay

Acting

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2020 Executive Producer
2019 Producer
2017 Producer
2014 Producer
Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Directing

Writing

Editing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1994 Editor
Year Role Movie/Tv

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