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Joon-ho Bong

Joon-ho Bong was born on September 14, 1969 in Daegu, South Korea. He is a writer and director, known for Snowpiercer (2013), Mother (2009) and The Host (2006). See full bio »
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 2016 Okja (pre-production)
 2014 Haemoo (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 Ji-ri-myeol-lyeol (Short)
 1994 Memories in My Frame (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Bong Joon Ho | Bong Joon-Ho

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It's fun for me to bury my political and social comments here and there in a film... See more »


Is part of the New Progressive Party, a left-wing political party in South Korea.


Long takes with many events happening on-screen and the camera being able to capture all of them. See more »


Bong Tae-il

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