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— by Kim Da-Young: Throughout director Bong Joon-ho’s months-long Oscar campaign which ultimately led to a historic victory that saw his movie take a total of four Oscars— his translator Sharon Choi was by his side, right until the very moment he stepped on the stage to receive the prestigious awards.

Choi has become a celebrity in her own right, dubbed the “avatar of language” or “Bong’s mouthpiece” for her meticulous yet witty translations of every nuance in Korean uttered by Bong…

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