Bong Joon-ho

  • bong joon-ho
    봉준호
    bong joon-ho 2017.jpg
    bong at the japan premiere of okja in 2017
    born (1969-09-14) september 14, 1969 (age 50)
    daegu, south korea
    educationyonsei university (b.a.)
    occupationfilmmaker
    notable work
    • memories of murder
    • the host
    • snowpiercer
    • okja
    • parasite
    awardsfull list
    korean name
    hangul
    hanja
    revised romanizationbong junho
    mccune–reischauerpong chunho

    bong joon-ho[a] (korean봉준호, korean pronunciation: [poːŋ tɕuːnho → poːŋdʑunɦo]; born september 14, 1969) is a south korean filmmaker. his films feature social themes, genre-mixing, black humor, and sudden mood shifts.[1] in 2017, metacritic ranked bong 13th on its list of the 25 best film directors of the 21st century.[2]

    bong first gained recognition for his second feature film, the crime drama memories of murder (2003), before achieving commercial success with his subsequent films, the monster film the host (2006), dystopian thriller snowpiercer (2013), and the black comedy parasite (2019), which are among the highest-grossing films in south korea.[3]

    two of his films have screened in competition at the cannes film festivalokja in 2017 and parasite in 2019, the latter of which earned the first palme d'or for a south korean film.[4][5] for parasite, bong received academy awards for best picture, best director, best original screenplay, and, on behalf of south korea, best international feature film.[6][7]

  • early life
  • career
  • personal life
  • inspirations and style
  • filmography
  • awards and nominations
  • frequent collaborators
  • see also
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Bong Joon-ho
봉준호
Bong Joon-ho 2017.jpg
Bong at the Japan premiere of Okja in 2017
Born (1969-09-14) September 14, 1969 (age 50)
Daegu, South Korea
EducationYonsei University (B.A.)
OccupationFilmmaker
Notable work
AwardsFull list
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationBong Junho
McCune–ReischauerPong Chunho

Bong Joon-ho[a] (Korean봉준호, Korean pronunciation: [poːŋ tɕuːnho → poːŋdʑunɦo]; born September 14, 1969) is a South Korean filmmaker. His films feature social themes, genre-mixing, black humor, and sudden mood shifts.[1] In 2017, Metacritic ranked Bong 13th on its list of the 25 best film directors of the 21st century.[2]

Bong first gained recognition for his second feature film, the crime drama Memories of Murder (2003), before achieving commercial success with his subsequent films, the monster film The Host (2006), dystopian thriller Snowpiercer (2013), and the black comedy Parasite (2019), which are among the highest-grossing films in South Korea.[3]

Two of his films have screened in competition at the Cannes Film FestivalOkja in 2017 and Parasite in 2019, the latter of which earned the first Palme d'Or for a South Korean film.[4][5] For Parasite, Bong received Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and, on behalf of South Korea, Best International Feature Film.[6][7]

Other Languages
العربية: بونج جون هو
беларуская: Пон Джун Хо
bosanski: Bong Joon-ho
català: Bong Joon-ho
čeština: Pong Čun-ho
Deutsch: Bong Joon-ho
Ελληνικά: Πονγκ Τσουν-χο
español: Bong Joon-ho
euskara: Bong Joon-ho
français: Bong Joon-ho
galego: Bong Joon-ho
한국어: 봉준호
հայերեն: Պոնգ Ջուն Հո
hrvatski: Joon-ho Bong
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italiano: Bong Joon-ho
lietuvių: Bong Joon-ho
magyar: Pong Dzsunho
Malagasy: Bong Joon-ho
монгол: Пун Жүнь-ху
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русский: Пон Чжун Хо
Simple English: Bong Joon-ho
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Joon-ho Bong
svenska: Bong Joon-ho
Türkçe: Bong Joon-ho
українська: Пон Чжун Хо
Tiếng Việt: Bong Joon-ho
吴语: 奉俊昊
中文: 奉俊昊