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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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Snowpiercer Writer
Mother Writer
The Host
The Host Writer
Memories of Murder


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 2017 Okja (as Joon Ho Bong) (post-production)
 2014 Haemoo (screenplay - as Joon Ho Bong)
 2013 Snowpiercer (screen story - as Joon Ho Bong) / (screenplay - as Joon Ho Bong)
 2009 Mother (screenplay - as Joon Ho Bong) / (story - as Joon Ho Bong)
 2008 Tokyo! (writer - as Joon Ho Bong)
 2006 The Host (screenplay - as Joon Ho Bong)
 2005 Antarctic Journal (as Joon Ho Bong)
 2003 Memories of Murder (writer - as Joon Ho Bong)
 2000 Barking dogs never bite (as Joon Ho Bong)
 1999 Phantom: The Submarine (writer - as Joon Ho Bong)
 1997 Motel Cactus (as Joon Ho Bong)
 1994 Ji-ri-myeol-lyeol (Short) (as Joon Ho Bong)
 1994 Memories in My Frame (Short) (as Joon Ho Bong)
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Alternate Names:

Joon Ho Bong | 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.


Socially and politically conscious films See more »


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