Bong Joon-Ho

South Korea | V.O. Korean | ST French | 2019 | 132 min | DCP | color | Fiction

Ki-taek's entire family is unemployed and is taking a particular interest in the lifestyle of the wealthy Park family. One day, the son manages to get himself recommended for giving private English lessons at the Parks’. This is the beginning of an inevitable chain of events, in which no one will emerge unscathed.

Director Bong Joon-Ho
Music Jung Jae Il
Cinematographer Hong Kyung Pyo
Screenplay Bong Joon-Ho Et Han Jin Won
Cast Song Kang Ho, Lee Sun Kyun, Cho Yeo Jeong, Choi Woo Shik, Park So Dam
Production BARUNSON E&A
Distribution MK2 | MILE END


Bong Joon-Ho

Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-Ho studied sociology and cinema before devoting himself to directing. His first feature film Barking Dog (2001), received the Fipresci Award at the Hong Kong Festival. He garnered commercial and critical success internationally thanks to the thriller Memories of Murder (2003). In 2006, The Host was screened at the Directors' Fortnight (Cannes) and strengthened his international fame. In 2008, he contributed to the Tokyo! trilogy alongside Leos Carax and Michel Gondry. He was also awarded multiple awards for Mother (2009).