2020 ACADEMY AWARD WINNER – Best Picture | Best Director | Best Foreign Language Film | Best Original Screenplay
"★★★★★ – A dazzling work, surprising and fully gripping from beginning to end" – Time Out
"★★★★★ – An intricate examination of class conflict" – Independent
"★★★★★ – A searing satire of a family at war with the rich" – Guardian
A box office sensation, winner of Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Golden Globes, winner of Best Foreign Language Film and Best Original Screenplay at the BAFTAs, and now the recipient of four Oscars including Best Picture... making history as the first ever foreign language winner in this category.
Kim Ki-teak’s family are all unemployed and living in a squalid basement. When his son gets a tutoring job at the lavish home of the Park family, the Kim family’s luck changes. One by one they gradually infiltrate the wealthy Park’s home, attempting to take over their affluent lifestyle.
With Hitchcockian mastery, director Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, Okja) relentlessly changes gears, always keeping the audience on the edge of their seats and raising the stakes to dizzyingly heart-pounding effect. Parasite is an absolute must-see.
Dir: Bong Joon-ho
Cast: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee
S Korea 2019, subtitled, 122mins