Parasite

Winner of the 2019 Palme d’Or!

Ki-taek’s family of four is close, but fully unemployed, with a bleak future ahead of them. The son Kiwoo is recommended by his friend, a student at a prestigious university, for a well-paid tutoring job. Arriving at the house of Mr. Park, the owner of a global IT firm, Kiqii 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.

This dark comedy has been described as director Bong Joon-ho’s best to date, and won the prestigious and highly coveted Palme d’Or during the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

  • Program
  • Original title
    Gisaengchung
  • Director
    Joon-ho Bong
  • Producer
    Barunson E&A, CJ E&M Film Financing & Investment Entertainment & Comics, CJ Entertainment
  • Writers
    Joon-ho Bong
  • Actors
    Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo
  • Playtime
    2 h 12 min
  • Year
    2019
  • Country
    South Korea
  • Age limit
    12
  • Production
    Yang-kwon Moon
  • Distributor
    Arthaus