• Rated MA15+
  • Released 2019-05-30
  • Runtime 132 minutes
  • Genre Comedy, Thriller, Drama
  • Director Bong Joonho
  • Actors Song Kangho, Lee Sunkyun, Cho Yeojeong
  • Language
  • Country South Korea
  • Awards 4 Academy awards incl Best Picture, Palm D'Or Cannes
  • Rating 8.6
  • Votes 3366


Winner of a historic four Academy Awards(r) 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...