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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 Okja (2017), Snowpiercer (2013) and Memories of Murder (2003). See full bio »

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Okja Writer
(2017)
Snowpiercer Writer
(2013)
(2003)
The Host Writer
(2006)

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 2017 Okja (screenplay by - as Bong Joon Ho) / (story by - as Bong Joon Ho)
 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:

Films either show animals as soulmates or else we see them in documentaries being butchered. I wanted to merge those worlds [with Okja (2017)]. The division makes us comfortable but the reality is that they are the same animal. See more »

Trivia:

He cites Kurosawa Akira as a favourite director and the film High And Low as his favourite of the director. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Bong Tae-il

Star Sign:

Virgo

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