The creation of the ultra-violence revenge thriller in
the words of those that made it happen
From crafting its amphibious mutant monster to shooting in Seoul’s rat-infested sewer waters, how Bong Joon-ho’s ‘crazy idea’ from his school days was created
South Korea has a rich supply of great filmmakers, with a series of international awards across the globe for their work. But who can stake claim to be the very best?
Not just a master of the jaw-dropping feature film,
the stylish director also has a diverse range
of powerful shorts
Considered one of Korea's greatest ever films.
Why Kim Ki-young’s 1960 classic remains such a significant masterpiece of Korean cinema