Oscar-winning Director Bong Joon-ho’s First Short Film Was Seen by Just 10 People in 1992

Now best known globally as the Oscar-winning director of Parasite and one of the greats of Korean cinema, director Bong Joon-ho began his film-making journey when he was a university student in the early 1990s. Netflix has confirmed the production of a documentary, Yellow Door: Looking for Director Bong’s Unreleased Short Film (working title). This documentary will trace the quest for Bong’s unreleased first short film, Looking For Paradise, made during his university days. Besides shedding light on the creative origins of a great artist, the documentary will also illuminate an era when young cinephiles emerged in South Korea.

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