Date of Completion
Honors College Thesis
Film and Television Studies
Honors College, College of Arts and Science Honors
Genre, Bong Joon-ho, South Korea, Film
In his films, Bong Joon-ho uses or subverts western genre conventions in order to package and tell specific Korean stories. Looking at Memories of Murder, (2003) The Host (2006), and Parasite (2019), this thesis examines what genre Bong is exploring, what he is conveying, and what kind of impact these films have on the international cinematic stage.
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Kinney, Liam, "How Bong Joon-ho uses Genre: Subverting Expectations in Memories of Murder, The Host, and Parasite" (2022). UVM Honors College Senior Theses. 474.