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Bong Joon-ho Breaks Own Record for France's Most-Watched Korean Film

2019/06/25 Source

Director Bong Joon-ho's "Parasite", which won the top honor at this year's Cannes Film Festival last month, has become the most successful Korean film ever released in France.

According to the film's distributor CJ Entertainment, the film attracted 681,122 viewers as of Saturday, just 18 days after its release there on June 5.

It is the best attendance for any Korean film released in the European country.

The previous record was held by another of Bong's films, "Snowpiercer", which drew 678,049 viewers in 2013.


"Parasite" is directed by Bong Joon-ho, and features Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Wooshik, Park So-dam, Lee Jung-eun. Release date in Korea: 2019/05/30.

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