Oscar-Winning – “Parasite” director Bong Joon-Ho has listed the best films of the past year.
Oscar-Winning Director Bong Joon-Ho Announces His Favorite Movies In 2021
Oscar-winning director Bong Joon-Ho announced his eight favorite films of 2021 in an interview with the film magazine FILO. Bong Joon-Ho, who is one of the directors whose prominent and upcoming projects are highly anticipated in recent years, includes films that are widely talked about during the award season and whose Oscar nominations are considered certain, as well as films that are not heard much.
At the top of the list is the Adam McKay movie Don’t Look Up, released on Netflix. The black comedy Don’t Look Up, which received mixed reviews, is followed by Drive My Car, which is considered one of the best films of 2021, won many awards, and stood out in the Oscar race. The film, directed by Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi, left the Cannes Film Festival with the Best Screenplay award and received a Golden Globe in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
Again, one of the prominent films of the Best International Film category in the Oscar race, the animated movie Flee is also on Bong Joon-Ho’s list. Flee tells the story of Amin, who fled Afghanistan as a child and took refuge in Denmark as a refugee. The other animated movie on the list is The Mitchells vs. On the other hand, the Machines (My Family Against Robots) is a Netflix production and an entertaining movie about the adventures of a family struggling with uprising technology.
South Korean documentary film Sewing Sisters, Golden Bear award-winning French film Happening (Abortion), master director Ken Loach’s Sorry We Missed You, and Sundown starring Tim Roth is also on Bong Joon-Ho’s list.
- Don’t Look Up
- Drive My Car
- Sorry We Missed You (2019)
- The Mitchells vs. the Machines
- happening (L’événement)
- Sewing Sisters