Parasite (2019)

 ●  Korean ● 2 hrs 12 mins

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Ki-Taek's family of four is close, but fully unemployed, with a bleak future ahead of them. The son Ki-woo is recommended by his friend, a student at a prestigious university, for a well-paid tutoring job, spawning hopes of a regular income. Carrying the expectations of all his family, Ki-woo heads to the Park family home for an interview. Arriving at the house of Mr. Park, the owner of a global IT firm, Ki-woo meets Yeon-kyo, the beautiful young lady of the house. But following this first meeting between the two families, an unstoppable string of mishaps lies in wait.

Cast: Cho Yeo-jeong, Kang-ho Song, Sun-Kyun Lee

Crew: Joon-ho Bong (Director), Kyung-pyo Hong (Director of Photography), Jaeil Jung (Music Director)

Rating: A (India), M18 (Singapore), 18 (Malaysia), 15+ (United Arab Emirates), 15 (United Kingdom)

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Release Dates: 31 Jan 2020 (India), 15 Aug 2019 (Malaysia), 25 Dec 2019 (Mexico), 28 Nov 2019 (Netherlands), 27 Jun 2019 (New Zealand), 27 Jun 2019 (Singapore), 25 Oct 2019 (Spain), 16 Jan 2020 (United Arab Emirates), 07 Feb 2020 (United Kingdom), 11 Oct 2019 (United States), 01 May 2019 (South Korea)

Tagline: Misplaced family hood

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Did you know? Director Bong Joon Ho was nominated in the 'Best Director' category for the 77th Golden Globe Awards 2020. Read More
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as Park Yeon-kyo
as Ki-taek
as Mr. Park
as German Father
as Kim Chung-sook
as CEO of Pizza Place
as Moon-gwang
as Da-song, Mr. Park's son
as Neighbor
as Park Da-hye
as Special Guest
as Drunk Person
as Singer
as Party Guy
as Special Guest
as Yoon
as Geun-se
as Min
as Man Provoking Quarrel
as Kim Ki-jung
as Kim Ki-woo

Direction

Director
First Assistant Director
Assistant Director

Writers

Screenplay Writer
Comic Book Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography
Still Photographer

Music

Music Director

Sound

Sound Effects Designer
Foley Editor
Sound Format Supervisor

Art

Production Designer
Prop Master

Costume and Wardrobe

Costume Designer

Editorial

Editor

Makeup and Hair

Special Effects Makeup Artist
Makeup Artist
Hair Stylist

Special Effects

Special Effects Coordinator

Stunts

Stunt Coordinator

Visual Effects

Visual Effects Producer
CG Supervisor
Visual Effects Coordinator
Film Type:
Feature
Language:
Korean
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Dolby Atmos
Camera:
ARRI ALEXA M
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.39:1 (Scope)
Stereoscopy:
No
Archival Source:
QubeVault
Taglines:
Misplaced family hood
Act like you own the place
Filming Locations:
Trivia:
The job of at-home tutor was chosen for Ki-woo because director Joon-ho Bong realized that sadly the job is the only way that families from two extreme ends of the class spectrum in modern-day South Korea can cross their paths convincingly in the story arc.

This film won the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, becoming the first Korean film to ever do so.

This film was selected as the South Korean entry for Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.

Director Joon-ho Bong, when speaking to Korean magazine Cine21, shared his experience in filming in a hyper-rich Korean home. He said his hand literally shook from anxiety when he was returning a trash can that was used as a prop: the trash can was of high-tech variety that stayed silent even when the lid was being closed and cost as much as US $2,500.

Director Bong Joon Ho was nominated in the 'Best Director' category for the 77th Golden Globe Awards 2020.

'Parasite' was nominated for the 77th Golden Globe Awards 2020 in the 'Best Screenplay' category.

The movie was nominated for the 77th Golden Globe Awards 2020 in the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category.

'Parasite' has garnered six nominations and was selected for the annual Dorian Awards held by The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (GALECA).

'Parasite' was nominated in the 'Film of the Year' category at the annual Dorian Awards held by The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (GALECA).

Director Bong Joon-ho was nominated in the 'Director of the Year' and 'Screenplay of the Year' category at the annual Dorian Awards held by The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (GALECA).

Song Kang-Ho was nominated in the 'Film Performance of the Year — Supporting Actor' category at the annual Dorian Awards held by The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (GALECA).

'Parasite' was nominated for 'Foreign Language Film of the Year' at the annual Dorian Awards held by The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (GALECA).

South Korean satire 'Parasite' has won the best original screenplay Oscar at the 92nd Academy Awards.

Director Bong Joon-ho wins the best director award at the 92nd Academy Awards.

South Korean satire 'Parasite' has won the best picture Oscar award at the 92nd Academy Awards.
Filming Start Date:
27 May 2018
Filming End Date:
19 Sep 2018