"Parasites," the South Korean film of the moment, has been listed as the best film of the year, and boasts 6 Oscar nominations.
"Parasites" is a South Korean film by director Bong Joon Ho, and follows the story of Gi Taek's family, who are unemployed and seek to survive in a basement that they have adapted as their home. However, when his eldest son, Gi Woo becomes a guardian of the children of the wealthy Park family , they discover that they have more in common than it may seem at first glance, beginning to carry on a relationship that will give unexpected results.
This film has been internationally praised since its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2019, being considered by many film critics as the best film of the year. In total, the film has globally raised $ 128.9 million . To date, its director has won different awards , including a Golden Globe, a Golden Palm and 2 Cinematic Critic Awards, in addition to being nominated for 6 categories at the 2020 Oscar Awards in the best categories film, best original screenplay, best director, best foreign film, best editing and best production design.
This is not a film that can be reviewed without giving extra details , however, it is easy to say that it is an exquisite film to the full extent of the word. Beyond being a foreign film, an art film or a story about society, 3 categories that do not regularly become so commercial or that do not easily attract the public, rather than the true moviegoers , this film has achieved And that is one of the reasons why it has triumphed internationally at the box office. " Parasites " gives you everything you need as a spectator to enjoy a story from beginning to end and leave more than satisfied in the movie theater; It has mystery, drama, comedy, suspense, and everything is combined in an ideal formula that gives an exceptional result as we have not seen on the billboard for a long time.
If you talk about the more technical details of " Parasites ", there is nothing more to add than all the praise you have already received from film critics and thousands of reviews that are not wrong in highlighting the script , cinematography and excellent direction for part of Bong Joon Ho . There is no bad point.
It is a story that punctuates many social issues with a black humor , mixing some comedy and suspense, but hitting the mark to keep you captivated and attentive .
The language barrier is not a problem, however, we recommend seeing it in its original language with subtitles , as the performances are worth seeing as they were created, without any dubbing involved.
"Parasites" is available in selected rooms as of December 25, 2019.