Parasite(Movie, 2019)

Original title: "기생충" (Korean/KO)
| 2h 12min | Genres: Comedy, Thriller, Drama
ParasiteRating: 4.3/5 (with 1,361 votes) 8
Parasite (Korean: 기생충) is a 2019 South Korean dark 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 the members of a poor household scheming to become employees of a much wealthier family by posing as unrelated, highly qualified individuals. The film premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival on 21 May 2019, where it became the first Korean film to win the Palme d'Or and the first film to do so with a unanimous vote since 2013's Blue Is the Warmest Colour. The film was then released in South Korea by CJ Entertainment on 30 May 2019. It received widespread acclaim from critics, with many ranking it among the best films of the 2010s. It has grossed $148 million worldwide so far, becoming Bong's highest-grossing release and the third highest-grossing film in Sout... ()
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Awards & Nominations for Parasite

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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 29 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), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Uzbek (UZ), 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, Jung Ji-so, Park Seo-joon
Director: Bong Joon-ho
Screenwriter: Bong Joon-ho
Film Editor: Yang Jin-mo
Director of Photography: Hong Kyung-pyo
Composer: Jung Jae-il
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Parasite (2019)"
Budget: 11,363,000 USD
Revenue: 132,338,654 USD (= 1,165%)
Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1

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