Winner of a historic four Academy Awards® including Best Picture and Best Director, and the Palme d’Or (Best Film award) at the Cannes Film Festival – this family tragicomedy is the latest masterpiece from Bong Joon-Ho. PARASITE confirms his position as one of the world’s most inventive and captivating filmmakers.
Ki-taek's family of four is close, but all are unemployed and the future looks bleak. However, when the son, Ki-woo is recommended by a fellow university student friend for a well-paid tutoring job, hope spawns for a regular income. Carrying the expectations of the family, Ki-woo arrives at the house of Mr Park, the owner of a global IT firm, where he meets Yeon-kyo, the young lady of the house. The job interview is a success and soon Ki-woo begins work. But very soon, following this first meeting between the two families, an unstoppable string of mishaps lies in wait…
WINNER 3 Academy Awards: Best Picture; Best Director - Bong Joon-ho; Best International Feature Film; Best Original Screenplay.
WINNER The 35th annual Spirit Awards: Best International Picture
WINNER 2 BAFTA Awards: Original screenplay and Best Foreign Language Film.
WINNER 2020 SAG Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
WINNER Golden Globe Awards: Best Foreign Language Film