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Barking Dogs Never Bite

2000 film by Bong Joon-ho

Barking Dogs Never Bite

Released 2000 (22 years, 9 months ago)

Director Bong Joon-ho
Duration 106 minutes
Genre drama film and comedy film
Country of origin South Korea
Screenwriter Bong Joon-ho

About Barking Dogs Never Bite

Barking Dogs Never Bite (Korean: 플란다스의 개, also known as A Higher Animal and Dog of Flanders) is a 2000 South Korean dark comedy-drama film. The film's original Korean title is a satirical take on A Dog of Flanders, a European pet story that is very popular in parts of East Asia. It is also the directorial debut of Bong Joon-ho, who would later go on to direct Memories of Murder in 2003, The Host in 2006, and Snowpiercer in 2013.

Barking Dogs Never Bite tells the story of an out-of-work college professor who is irritated by the sound of barking dogs in his apartment building, and eventually resorts to abusing and kidnapping them. Meanwhile, a young woman working at the apartment complex decides to investigate the matter after she starts receiving notices from the tenants about the missing dogs.

Lead actress Bae Doona said that her most memorable scene was in this film, where she is being chased by a homeless man throughout the apartment (interviewed in Kim So-young's documentary Women's History Trilogy (2000–2004)).

United States release rights to the film were acquired by Magnolia Pictures in the late summer of 2009.

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


81 years, 4 months, 2 days


43 years, 12 months,

Born first

8 June 1942

Died first

18 September 2023

Born last

11 October 1979

Died last

18 September 2023