Bong Joon Ho


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Bong Joon Ho was born on September 14, 1969 in Daegu, South Korea. He is a writer and director, known for Parasite (2019), Okja (2017) and Snowpiercer (2013). See full bio »

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How Bong Joon-Ho Creates Films That He Wants

Through films like Okja, Snowpiercer, and Parasite, director Bong Joon-Ho has dazzled audiences with his unique knack for blending genres to tell layered, one-of-a-kind stories.

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Known For

Parasite Writer
(2019)
Okja Writer
(2017)
Snowpiercer Writer
(2013)
(2003)

Filmography

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 2019 Parasite (screenplay - as Bong Joon-ho)
 2017 Okja (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2014 Sea Fog (screenplay)
 2013 Snowpiercer (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2009 Mother (screenplay) / (story)
 2008 Tokyo! (writer)
 2006 The Host (screenplay)
 2003 Memories of Murder (writer)
 1999 Phantom: The Submarine (writer)
 1997 Motel Cactus
 1994 Incoherence (Short)
 1994 Memories in My Frame (Short)
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Show Show Actor (2 credits)
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Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
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Official Sites:

Filmnegah.com (Persian)

Alternate Names:

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I was just a shy, naive 12-year-old cinema fan when I decided to become a director. I never imagined that the day I'd hold this trophy (Palme d'Or) would come. Merci. See more »

Trademark:

As one event is happening on screen, another occurs in the background that diverts the audience's attention. See more »

Nickname:

Bong Tail

Star Sign:

Virgo

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