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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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Known For

Snowpiercer
Snowpiercer Writer
(2013)
Mother
Mother Writer
(2009)
The Host
The Host Writer
(2006)
Memories of Murder
(2003)

Filmography

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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 Namgeuk-ilgi (as Joon Ho Bong)
 2003 Memories of Murder (writer - as Joon Ho Bong)
 2000 Barking dogs never bite (as Joon Ho Bong)
 1999 Yuryeong (writer - as Joon Ho Bong)
 1997 Motel Seoninjang (as Joon Ho Bong)
 1994 Ji-ri-myeol-lyeol (Short) (as Joon Ho Bong)
 1994 Peureimsogui gieokdeul (Short) (as Joon Ho Bong)
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Alternate Names:

Joon Ho Bong | Bong Joon Ho | Bong Joon-Ho
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Personal Quote:

Pretty much all the directors in Korea are close to each other because the industry itself is so much smaller than here. Even the director Hong Sang-soo [director of Woman on the Beach]-although our films show drastically different styles of filmmaking, yeah, we go out for a drink or two, once in a while. A group of us are kind of close, like Park Chan-wook [of Oldboy] and Kim Ji-woon of A Tale ... See more »

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

Socially and politically conscious films See more »

Nickname:

Bong Tae-il

Star Sign:

Virgo

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