Parasite is a black Korean comedy film, which will be released to the public in 2019 directed by Bong Joon-ho. It features the following cast: Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-sik, and Park So-dam. The work won the Palme d'Or award when attending the 2019 Cannes Film Festival in France and thereby officially became the first Korean film in history to receive this award.
In February 2020, the film continues to make history by winning the Oscar for Best Picture - Best Picture and 3 other awards at the 92nd Academy Awards held in the US, the list of awards including: Best Director - Best Director for Bong Joon-ho, Best Original Screenplay - Best Original Screenplay, Best International Feature Film - Best International Feature Film and Best Picture - Best Picture. Winning 4 out of 6 Oscar nominations, including the most prestigious Best Picture award, Parasite has become a foreign language work and the first Asian film to win this title.
Kim Ki-taek (Song Kang-ho), an unemployed former driver, lives with his wife Chung-sook (Jang Hye-jin) and two children in a shabby apartment that is actually an old cellar. reused for housing, with an inside-out view of the ground level. The family makes a living by folding pizza boxes. One day, a friend of Ki-woo (Choi Woo-sik) - Ki-taek's son Min-hyuk (Park Seo-joon) - a student of a prestigious university, comes over and gives it the whole family is a souvenir stone as a blessing, with an introduction to English tutor, temporarily preparing to study abroad in the form of a short-term exchange for the daughter of a high school student. wealthy upper-class family. Upon arriving, Ki-woo is welcomed by Park's wife Choi Yeon-kyo (Choi Yeo-jeong) and personally observes his teaching style for her daughter Park Da-hye (Jung Ji-so ) at his own villa. Here, Ki-woo also meets Mrs. Gook Moon-gwang (Lee Jung-Eun) - the longtime housekeeper of the Park family and the boy Park Da-song (Jung Hyeon-jun), Da- hye. Pretend to discover Da Song's artistic qualities through the strange pictures drawn by the boy, combined with the fact that Mrs. Park always considers her beloved son a natural artistic talent, Ki -woo introduced his sister, Ki-jeong (Park So-Dam) to pretend to be an art teacher who just came back from America to tutor Da-song. After being accepted as Da-song's tutor, Ki-jeong plots to fire Yoon - Mr. Park's current driver and introduces himself to his father, Mr. Ki-taek to take his place and succeed. With a similar tactic, Ms. Chung-sook was accepted as a housekeeper after the Kims made the Park's family think that Ms. Moon-gwang was suffering from tuberculosis.
Song Kang-ho as Kim Ki-taek
Lee Sun-kyun as director Park Dong-ik
Cho Yeo-jeong as Choi Yeon-kyo, Mr. Park's wife
Choi Woo-sik as Kim Ki-woo, Ki-taek's son
Park So-dam as Kim Ki-jung, the daughter of Ki-taek
Jang Hye-jin as Kim Chung-sook, Ki-taek's wife
Lee Jung-eun as Gook Moon-gwang, the longtime butler of the Park family
Jung Ji-so as Park Da-hye, the daughter of Mr. Park
Jung Hyeon-jun as Park Da-song, the son of Mr. Park
Park Myung-hoon as Oh Geun-sae, Mrs. Moon-gwang's husband
Park Geun-rok as Yoon, the private chauffeur of the Park family