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- Movie: Parasite
- Revised romanization: Gisaengchoong
- Hangul: 기생충
- Director: Bong Joon-Ho, Han Jin-Won
- Writer: Bong Joon-Ho
- Cinematographer: Hong Kyung-Pyo
- World Premiere: May 21, 2019 (Cannes Film Festival)
- Release Date: May 30, 2019
- Runtime: 131 min.
- Genre: Drama / Family
- Distributor: CJ Entertainment
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Ki-Taek (Song Kang-Ho) is poor and unemployed. He lives with his wife Choong-Sook (Jang Hye-Jin), son Ki-Woo (Choi Woo-Sik) and daughter Ki-Jung (Park So-Dam) in a damp, insect infested semi-basement apartment in a low income area of Seoul. When Ki-Woo takes his friend (Park Seo-Joon) to a nearby convenient store for drinks, he learns that his friend (who is going to study abroad) is leaving behind a good paying private tutoring job. His friend wants Ki-Woo to takeover the tutoring job while he is abroad. Soon, Ki-Woo enters the life of the wealthy Park family, with Ki-Woo's own family lurking in the periphery.
- Movie is the fourth time director Bong Joon-Ho and actor Song Kang-Ho have worked together (prior films are “Memories of Murder”, “The Host” and “Snowpiercer”).
- Filming began May 18, 2018 and finished September 19, 2018.
- 8 character posters for movie "Parasite."
- "Parasite" screens in the "In Competition" section at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.
- "Parasite" won the "Palme D'or" award at the 2019 Cannes film Festival.
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