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Today, we review The Host (2006), a critical and commercial hit in South Korea and abroad. It comes from director and screenwriter Bong Joon-ho and centers around a family’s quest to retrieve their lost child from the clutches of a giant mutant fish-monster, while battling a dysfunctional and oppressive bureaucracy, and slowly growing into better versions of themselves.
- Bong Joon-Ho’s latest film Okja is now on Netflix!
- Tony Zhou of Every Frame a Painting analyzes two of Bong Joon Ho’s other films: Memories of a Murder (2003) – Ensemble Staging and Mother (2009) – The Telephoto Profile Shot.
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