Interviewer Asks Korean Director on the Oscar’s Red Carpet: ‘What Made You Decide To Have the Film in Korean?’

‘When you’ve had other films in English?’

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INTERVIEWER: "As a filmmaker, what made you decide to have the film in Korean when you had other films in English?"

BONG JOON-HO: "[speaking Korean]"

TRANSLATOR: "The Snowpiercer is also about the rich and poor, but I wanted to explore the similar theme with characters that I can see around my own daily life set in Korea with the Korean language."

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