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Korean Film Directors: Bong Joon-Ho

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Bong Joon-ho made his feature film debut in 2000 with the film "Barking Dogs Never Bite." Of a crowd of talented new Korean directors emerging at the time, Bong appeared to attract the least attention and achieve the least commercial success. Despite earlier strong support for his short film "Incoherence" in 1994, Bong appeared headed for failure.

Three years later, however
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 30th 2011 by Seoul Selection (first published January 5th 2009)
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Jacob Maurer
Feb 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Bong Joon-ho is officially one of my favorite directors of ALL time...
He is like the Korean equivalent of [1970's] Steven Spielberg.
His movies feel fresh and new; most like his monster movie, The host create a perfect blend of tragedy and comedy all together.
On a global scale though, movies like his most unique and recent Snowpiercer are quite unfortunately underrated.
You can't go wrong with any of his movies if you want to give them a shot!

This book, however goes more into depth with his indie
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Adam
Jun 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
Mostly just glad this exists. It would be worth a read for the super in-depth Bong interview and biography alone. The rest of the book consists of a collection of essays on his work that vary in quality, but contain some valuable insight. Now I just wish there was a follow up that covered Mother and Snowpiercer.
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