Bong Joon Ho's Directors to Watch
To mark 20 years as a director, Bong Joon Ho (Parasite) selects films from emerging directors whose work he believes will be pivotal to the next 20 years
Bong's original selection of 20 directors first appeared in Sight & Sound magazine's March 2020 issue. Our complementary BFI Player collection groups together some of the key films.
Period drama2018136 minsDirector: Jennifer Kent
A young Irish convict enlists the help of an Aboriginal tracker in her quest for vengeance, in this ferociously powerful revenge drama from Jennifer Kent (The Babadook).
Drama2015318 minsDirector: Ryusuke Hamaguchi
A group of thirty-something women find their friendship tested by their differing attitudes to work, love and sex in the city of Kobe, Japan.
Drama2018128 minsDirector: Alice Rohrwacher
Alice Rohrwacher follows The Wonders with a delightfully singular, time and genre-bending rumination on the fate of innocence when faced with corruption and greed.