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Bong Joon-ho

South Korean film director and screenwriter

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Bong Joon-ho: South Korean film director and screenwriter
Bong Joon-ho is a South Korean filmmaker. His films feature social themes, genre-mixing, black humor, and sudden mood shifts. In 2017, Metacritic ranked Bong 13th on its list of the 25 best film directors of the 21st century.


Parasite: What the Oscar win means for Korean cinema

The film, directed by Bong Joon-ho, is the first non-English language film to take the top prize.
BBC News - Published

Parasite: Thrilled Koreans hail historic Oscars 2020 win for Bong Joon-ho

Thrilled South Koreans have begun celebrating a historic best picture Oscars win for Bong Joon-ho.
BBC News - Published

South Korea's Bong Joon Ho wins best director Oscar win for 'Parasite'

South Korean Bong Joon Ho won the best director Oscar for dark social satire "Parasite" on Sunday, becoming the first person from the Asian nation to win the award.
Reuters - Published

'Parasite' director Bong says 'language barrier' broken after Oscar nod

"Parasite" director Bong Joon-ho said he was surprised and overjoyed when the film won six Oscar nominations on Monday, a historic first for South Korea's film industry and a sign that language is no..
Reuters - Published
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