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Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019)

Gisaengchung (Parasite)
Running time: 132 min. | Genre: Thriller, Social drama, Drama, Black Comedy
Parasite (Gisaengchung)

Synopsis

A peculiar tale about two families who are worlds apart yet somewhat alike portrays a striking reality of the world we live in. Gi Taek (Song Kang Ho) and his family are all unemployed. When his eldest son, Gi Woo (Choi Woo Shik), begins to take private lessons at the house of a man named Park (Lee Sun Gyun), the two families start to interact in unexpected ways.

Ranking

IMDb
8.5
Metacritic
9.5

Cast

Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

Best Foreign Language Film
WINNER
Best Director (Bong Joon-ho)
WINNER
Best Picture
WINNER
Best Original Screenplay
WINNER
Best Production Design
NOMINATED
Best Film Editing
NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

Best Foreign Language Film
WINNER
Best Screenplay
NOMINATED
Best Director (Bong Joon-ho)
NOMINATED

BAFTA

Best Original Screenplay
WINNER
Best Film Not in the English Language:
WINNER
Best Director (Bong Joon-ho)
NOMINATED
Best Picture
NOMINATED

César Award

Best Foreign Language Film
WINNER

Guldbagge

Best Foreign Language Film
WINNER

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
WINNER

Independent Spirit

Best Foreign Language Film
WINNER

Cannes Film Festival

Golden Palm - Best Film
WINNER

Toronto Film Festival

People's Choice Award - Best Film
NOMINATED

Details

Original title

Gisaengchung (Parasite)

Director

Bong Joon-ho

Producer

Barunson, CJ Entertainment, Frontier Works Comic, CJ E&M Film Financing & Investment Entertainment & Comics

Running time

132 min.

Screenwriter

Kim Dae-hwan, Bong Joon-ho, Jin Won Han (Manga: Hitoshi Iwaaki. Cómic: Hitoshi Iwaaki)

Music

Jaeil Jung

Cinematography

Kyung-Pyo Hong

Year

2019

Country

South Korea South Korea

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