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Parasite (기생충)

기생충 (gi-saeng-chung)

Directed by Bong Joon-ho (봉준호)

Screenplay by ,

Drama Family

131min | Release date in South Korea :

Black and white version release date: 2020/04/29
Wrapped up filming: 2018/10/23
Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival and winner of 4 Oscars including best picture, best original screenplay, best director and best international features film.
Gi-taek's family of four is close, but fully unemployed, with a bleak future ahead of them. The son Gi-woo is recommended by his friend, a student at a prestigious university, for a well-paid tutoring job, spawning hopes of a regular income. Carrying the expectations of all his family, Gi-woo heads to the Park family home for an interview. Arriving at the house of Mr. Park, the owner of a global IT firm, Gi-woo meets Yeon-gyo, the beautiful young lady of the house. But following this first meeting between the two families, an unstoppable string of mishaps lies in wait.


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    The term "Parasite" is an inherently disgusting one. It calls to mind a lower organism that sucks off the life energy of a superior one. But biologically speaking parasites aren't so bad. In fact, they often have symbiotic relationships with their hosts, providing useful benefits in exchange for resources the host isn't even using. So it is with the lower class family in "Parasite" who worm themselves into the lives of a wealthy family so as to escape the drudgery that comes with having to fold pizza boxes for a living,...More

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CJ Entertainment (CJ엔터테인먼트)
 Kim Sang-soo (김상수)
 Production department
 Hong Kyung-pyo (홍경표)
 Jung Jae-il (정재일)
 Score composer
 Jung Jae-il (정재일)
 Music department
 Park Hyo-shin (박효신)
 Music department
 Bong Joon-ho (봉준호)
 Jung Jae-il (정재일)
 Choi Wooshik (최우식)
 Lee Ji-hye-I (이지혜)
 Jung Jae-il (정재일)
 Lee Ha-joon (이하준)
 Production designer
 Cho Won-woo (조원우)
 Set decorator
 Han Mi-yeon (한미연)
 Field editing
 Kwon Ji-hoon (권지훈)
 Stunt/martial arts department
 Kim Chang-ho (김창호)
 Jung Do-an (정도안)
 Special effects
 Lee Sang-min-II (이상민)
 Martial arts team
 Yoo Sang-seob (유상섭)
 Martial arts
 Yang jin-mo (양진모)
 Han Jin-won (한진원)
 Script supervisor
 Han Jin-won (한진원)
 Script supervisor
 Darcy Paquet (달시 파켓)
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Airing dates : 2019/05/30
🔢 South Korean Box Office
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As of 2020.05.10 :  10 312 018  Admissions (total)
As of 2020.05.03 :  10 307 053  Admissions (total)
As of 2020.03.22 :  10 289 560  Admissions (total)
As of 2020.03.15 :  10 289 138  Admissions (total)
As of 2020.03.08 :  10 287 858  Admissions (total)
As of 2020.03.01 :  10 285 088  Admissions (total)
As of 2020.02.23 :  10 276 784  Admissions (total)
As of 2020.02.16 :  10 228 472  Admissions (total)
As of 2020.02.09 :  10 098 612  Admissions (total)
As of 2020.02.02 :  10 098 161  Admissions (total)
As of 2020.01.26 :  10 096 295  Admissions (total)
As of 2020.01.19 :  10 092 747  Admissions (total)
As of 2020.01.12 :  10 085 698  Admissions (total)
As of 2019.12.22 :  10 085 141  Admissions (total)
As of 2019.08.18 :  10 079 846  Admissions (total)
As of 2019.08.11 :  10 076 029  Admissions (total)
As of 2019.08.04 :  10 065 728  Admissions (total)
As of 2019.07.28 :  10 040 770  Admissions (total)
As of 2019.07.21 :  10 000 255  Admissions (total)
As of 2019.07.14 :  9 919 853  Admissions (total)
As of 2019.07.07 :  9 774 337  Admissions (total)
As of 2019.06.30 :  9 576 766  Admissions (total)
As of 2019.06.23 :  9 094 990  Admissions (total)
As of 2019.06.16 :  8 344 876  Admissions (total)
As of 2019.06.09 :  7 021 688  Admissions (total)
As of 2019.06.02 :  3 367 334  Admissions (total)

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