Barking Dogs Never Bite
aka Flandersui gae
First screened in November 2019
Director: Bong Joon-ho. Cast: Lee Sung-jae, Bae Doo-na, Kim Ho-jung, Byun Hee-bong, Go Su-hee, Kim Roe-ha, Kim Gin-goo, Im Sang-soo, Seong Jeong-seon, Jo Jae-ha, Hwang Chae-rin, Lee Sookyung, Kang Seong-hae, Oh Se-geum. Screenplay: Bong Joon-ho, Song Ji-ho, and Son Tae-woong.

Twitter Capsule: Bong's debut launches abiding themes as a series of ingenious, unpredictable tangents, all set to jazz.

VOR:   Retroactive value as our first exposure to Bong's pinwheeling genres and bold tones—impressive even if we didn't know where they were headed.

Photo © 2000 CJ Entertainment/Cinema Service/Uno Film

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

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