- South Korea
- 2h 12min
- Directed by: Bong Joon-ho
- Cast: Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik, Park So-dam
Ki-taek (Song Kang-ho) and his family hatch a cunning plot to improve their lives by infiltrating a wealthy family. Bong Joon-Ho’s slickly directed and darkly hilarious satire catches you off guard with its mix of pithy humour and tender family interactions, and then unfolds into something blazingly brutal, smart and heartfelt.
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Aldeburgh Cinema (0.0 miles)
Sat 11 Apr
Tue 14 Apr
Reviews & features
Parasite23 May 2019
Cannes 2019: Slickly directed and darkly hilarious satire from Bong Joon-ho
The view from the cramped basement apartment where Ki-taek (Song Kang-ho) lives with his wife Chung-sook (Chang Hyae-jin) and two grown-up children is grim. All unemployed, the family make ends meet via home-based schemes, folding pizza boxes and…
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