Parasite (2019)


Parasite (2019)
Gisaengchung (original title)

The Kims - mother and father Chung-sook and Ki-taek, and their young adult offspring, son Ki-woo and daughter Ki-jung - are a poor family living in a shabby and cramped half basement apartment in a busy lower working class commercial district of Seoul. Without even knowing it, they, especially Mr. and Mrs. Kim, literally smell of poverty. Often as a collective, they perpetrate minor scams to get by, and even when they have jobs, they do the minimum work required. Ki-woo is the one who has dreams of getting out of poverty by one day going to university. Despite not having that university education, Ki-woo is chosen by his university student friend Min, who is leaving to go to school, to take over his tutoring job to Park Da-hye, who Min plans to date once he returns to Seoul and she herself is in university. The Parks are a wealthy family who for four years have lived in their modernistic house designed by and the former residence of famed architect Namgoong. While Mr. and Mrs. Park ...
South Korea
IMDb   8.6 /10
Metacritic   96 %
TheMovieDb    8.5 /10
RottenTomatoes  98 %
FilmAffinity   8.0 /10
Director Bong Joon Ho
Writer Bong Joon Ho
Writer Jin-won Han
Release Date2019-05-30
Runtime2h 12mins
GenreComedy, Drama, Thriller
Content RatingR (R)
AwardsTop Rated Movies #30 | Won 4 Oscars. Another 299 wins & 266 nominations.
CompanyBarunson E&A, CJ Entertainment
CountrySouth Korea
LanguageKorean, English
Ki Taek (as Song Kang Ho)
Dong Ik (as Lee Sun Kyun)
Yeon Kyo (as Cho Yeo Jeong)
Ki Woo (as Choi Woo Shik)
Ki Jung (as Park So Dam)
Moon Gwang (as Lee Jung Eun)
Chung Sook (as Chang Hyae Jin)
Geun Se (as Park Myeong Hoon)
Da Hye (as Jung Ziso)
Da Song (as Jung Hyeon Jun)
Driver Yoon (as Park Keun Rok)
CEO of Pizza Place (as Jeung Esuh)
CEO's Brother of Pizza Place
Neighbor (as Jung Ik Han)
Drunk Person 1