The new film loosely adapts Mickey7, a to-be-released novel about a clone colonizing an ice-world.
The searing French takes home the top prize, plus all the other winners from this year’s awards ceremony.
After his next English-language project, he’ll return to Korea for the sea creature-based cartoon fantasy.
Our favourite new releases from this year, featuring Spike Lee, Chloé Zhao, Josephine Decker and more.
Influenza and Incoherence will screen later this month at the London Korean Film Festival.
A.I., American Psycho and Bamboozled all make the final part of our list – but what will come out on top?
By Anton Bitel
Bong Joon-ho’s wryly funny social commentary is released for the first time in the UK courtesy of Curzon.
The South Korean maestro’s first two films find human comedy in the darkest of places.
By Luís Azevedo
Dissecting the slapstick and dramatic elements of the South Korean filmmaker’s Oscar-winning satire.
By Will Webb
How South Korean cinema’s domestic boom in the late 1990s took over the world.
Find out how Little White Lies contributors voted in our critical survey of recent non-IP cinema.
After sweeping the Oscars, Bong Joon-ho now has the honour of knocking Mel Gibson off his perch.
The “local” awards ceremony reflects an industry inching towards globalization.
Bong Joon-ho’s class-clash black comedy will burrow under your skin and stay there.
The South Korean master dissects his deliciously dark capitalist satire, Parasite.
By Will Webb
To celebrate the release of Parasite, check out this video primer to South Korea’s finest cinematic export.
Bong Joon-ho has prepared a monochrome edit of his award-winning comedy-thriller.