South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho (centre) poses with the best foreign language Golden Globe for Parasite. The win adds to the Oscar buzz surrounding the film. Photo: AFP South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho (centre) poses with the best foreign language Golden Globe for Parasite. The win adds to the Oscar buzz surrounding the film. Photo: AFP
South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho (centre) poses with the best foreign language Golden Globe for Parasite. The win adds to the Oscar buzz surrounding the film. Photo: AFP

With Golden Globe for Parasite, Bong Joon-ho on way to being recognised as ‘one of the all-time greats of cinema’

  • ‘We use just one language – the cinema,’ South Korean director said in his award acceptance speech. It’s a language he has used to explore some dark themes
  • That and his skill as an entertainer have given him a unique ability to connect with global filmmakers, critic says

Topic |   Asian cinema: Korean films
South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho (centre) poses with the best foreign language Golden Globe for Parasite. The win adds to the Oscar buzz surrounding the film. Photo: AFP South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho (centre) poses with the best foreign language Golden Globe for Parasite. The win adds to the Oscar buzz surrounding the film. Photo: AFP
South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho (centre) poses with the best foreign language Golden Globe for Parasite. The win adds to the Oscar buzz surrounding the film. Photo: AFP
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