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Watch: Bong Joon-Ho Talks ‘Snowpiercer’ and Harvey Weinstein at Residency Celebration

Watch: Bong Joon-Ho Talks 'Snowpiercer' and Harvey Weinstein at Residency Celebration

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Acclaimed South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-Ho closed out his residency at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville, NY with a lively screening and discussion centered around his latest film, last year’s indie smash and critic darling “Snowpiercer.”

Joining the visionary 45-year-old director was producer and translator Dooho Choi, actor Paul Lazar and moderator Eric Kohn, Deputy Editor and Chief Film Critic here at Indiewire. The four took part in an informative post-screening discussion where Bong spoke freely on topics ranging from the film’s themes and special effects to mega-producer Harvey Weinstein. Check out videos from the event below:

On the international components of “Snowpiercer”:

On the complexities of working on the “Snowpiercer” set:

Paul Lazar on entering Bong Joon-Ho’s crazy universe:

On the relationship between “Snowpiercer” and special effects:

On how the thematic overtones of “Snowpiercer” stand out:


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