About Bong Joon-Ho

Bong Joon-Ho is a film director born in Daegu, South Korea. He graduated from the Korean Academy of Film and Arts. Bong is known for his very unique combinations of genre and storytelling in his movies. His films usually explore social commentary and political ideology. He is known for visual storytelling, detailed approach and dark comedy.

Here are some interviews with the directer and co-writer Bong Joon-Ho, in which he describes his motivation for creating this film.

How was this movie produced?

What is Parasite? Why is it so notable?

The film Parasite by Bong Joon-Ho is a comedy thriller touching on the class divide in South Korea. This film was nominated for various top awards and is regarded as one of the best movies to be produced in the last ten years.

The standing ovation was so long that all he could say for his speech is "Thank you, lets go home"

Significance of the opening scene

In this video, Bong Joon-Ho explains his choices made in the opening scene.