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— by Ben Travis: Back when 2020 was still filled with golden promise and the world hadn’t completely turned on its head, Bong Joon Ho made history with his multi-Oscar winning Parasite – a break-out thriller-satire-dark-comedy that brought his signature genre-melding filmmaking to a massive audience. While the success of the film likely sent swathes of viewers to check out more of his films, including The Host and Okja and Mother, one of the all-time Director Bong classics is particularly tricky to track down in the UK. 2003’s Memories Of Murder is one of his most acclaimed films, a Zodiac-esque tale of the police hunt for a serial killer in South Korea, blending thrills and pathos and gags in his signature Bong-ian brew. But it’s nigh-on unavailable here, relegated to an out-of-print standard-def DVD release that fetches high prices on eBay…

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