Parasite(Movie, 2019)

Original title: "기생충" (Korean/KO)
| 2h 13min | Genres: Comedy, Thriller, Drama
ParasiteRating: 4.3/5 (with 5,106 votes) 170
Parasite (Korean: 기생충; RR: Gisaengchung) is a 2019 South Korean black comedy thriller film directed by Bong Joon-ho, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Han Jin-won. It stars Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik, Park So-dam, Jang Hye-jin, and Lee Jung-eun, and follows the members of a poor family who scheme to become employed by a wealthy family and infiltrate their household by posing as unrelated, highly qualified individuals. Parasite premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival on 21 May 2019, where it became the first South Korean film to win the Palme d'Or. It was then released in South Korea by CJ Entertainment on 30 May 2019. The film was considered by many critics to be the best film of 2019 as well as one of the best films of the decade, and i... ()
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Awards & Nominations for Parasite

Palme d'Or Gilde Film Price Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award for Best Director BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in The English Language Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Director Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Foreign Language Film Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture AACTA International Award for Best Film Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay BAFTA Award for Best Direction BAFTA Award for Best Film Academy Award for Best Production Design Academy Award for Best Film Editing Golden Globe Award for Best Director

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.

Trailer for Parasite + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Additional Information

Production country: South Korea
Plays in: South Korea
Original language: Korean (KO)
Spoken languages: German (DE), English (EN), Korean (KO)
Translated into 37 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Icelandic (IS), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Slovenian (SL), 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, Cho Yeo-jeong, Jang Hye-jin, Choi Woo-shik, Park So-dam, Jung Ji-so, Lee Jung-eun, Park Myung-hoon, Park Seo-joon
Director: Bong Joon-ho
Producer: Bong Joon-ho, Kwak Sin-ae
Screenwriter: Bong Joon-ho
Executive Producer: Lee Mi-gyeong
Film Editor: Yang Jin-mo
Director of Photography: Hong Kyung-pyo
Composer: Jung Jae-il
Production Designer: Ha-jun Lee
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Parasite: Parásitos"
"Parasite: Black-and-White Edition"
Budget: 11,363,000 USD
Revenue: 257,591,776 USD (= 2,267%)
Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1

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