Bong Joon Ho


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Bong Joon Ho was born on September 14, 1969 in Daegu, South Korea. He is a writer and producer, known for Snowpiercer (2013), Okja (2017) and Parasite (2019). See full bio »

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Snowpiercer Writer
(2013)
Okja Writer
(2017)
Parasite Writer
(2019)
The Host Writer
(2006)

Filmography

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  Snowpiercer (TV Series) (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by - 21 episodes, 2020 - 2021) (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by - 21 episodes, 2020 - 2021)
- Into the White (2021) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
- The Show Must Go On (2021) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
- The Eternal Engineer (2021) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
- Our Answer for Everything (2021) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
- Many Miles from Snowpiercer (2021) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
 2019 Parasite (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2017 Okja (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2014 Sea Fog (screenplay)
 2013 Snowpiercer (screen story by) / (screenplay by)
 2009 Mother (screenplay) / (story)
 2008 Tokyo! (writer - segment "Shaking Tokyo")
 2006 The Host (screenplay)
 2003 Lonely Street Lamp (Short) (story)
 2003 Memories of Murder (writer)
 1999 Phantom: The Submarine (writer)
 1997 Motel Cactus
 1994 Incoherence (Short)
 1994 Memories in My Frame (Short)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bong Joon-Ho | Bong Joon-ho

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)

Children:

Hyomin Bong

Parents:

Bong, Sang Gyun | Park, So-Young

Relatives:

Bong, Ji-Hee (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[press conference for Parasite (2019) at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival] I view myself as a genre film director. I do make genre films, but I don't like to follow the conventional codes for genre films. I try to convey messages about society through these broken codes, and this time I'm very pleased indeed to have been able to make the film with these fabulous actors. We have all these very ... See more »

Trivia:

He is the 2nd Asian director to win the Oscar for best director after Ang Lee. See more »

Trademark:

Bold, saturated colours in his movies. See more »

Nickname:

Bong Tail

Star Sign:

Virgo

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