Parasite(Movie, 2019)

Original title: "기생충" (Korean/KO)
| 2h 12min | Genres: Drama, Comedy
ParasiteRating: 4.3/5 (with 858 votes) 21
Parasite (Korean: 기생충; Hanja: 寄生蟲; RR: Gisaengchung) is a 2019 South Korean psychological black comedy thriller film directed by Bong Joon-ho, who also wrote the film's story and co-wrote the screenplay with Han Jin-won. The film stars Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik and Park So-dam, and follows a young man from a poor household who begins to tutor a rich family's daughter. Alongside his parents and sister, he slowly starts to infiltrate their personal lives. Parasite had its world premiere at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival on 21 May 2019, where it won the Palme d'Or, becoming the first Korean film to receive the award and the first film to do so with a unanimous vote since 2013's Blue Is the Warmest Colour. It was selected as the South Korean entry for Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards. The film was released in South Korea by CJ Entertainment on 30 May 2019, and in the rest of th... ()
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Awards & Nominations for Parasite

Palme d'Or Gilde Film Price

About Parasite

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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Additional Information

Production country: South Korea
Plays in: Korea
Original language: Korean (KO)
Spoken languages: Korean (KO)
Translated into 27 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/11/2019 (World premiere: 05/30/2019)
Cast: Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Jo Yeo-jeong, Jang Hye-jin, Choi Woo-shik, Park So-dam, Jeong Ji-so, Park Seo-joon
Director: Bong Joon-ho
Screenwriter: Bong Joon-ho
Director of Photography: Hong Kyung-pyo
Composer: Jeong Jae-il
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Parasite (2019)"
Budget: 11,363,000 USD
Revenue: 117,305,014 USD (= 1,032%)
Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1

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