PARASITE

2019 / 132' / Korea / In Korean with Chinese and English subtitles / Color

★ The first Korean winner of Palme d’Or – Cannes Film Festival

★ Uncovering the problems that the world is facing

Ki-taek's family of four is close, but fully unemployed, with a bleak future ahead of them. The son Ki-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, Ki-woo heads to the Park family home for an interview. Arriving at the house of Mr. Park, the owner of a global IT firm, Ki-woo meets Yeon-kyo, the beautiful young lady of the house. But following this first meeting between the two families, an unstoppable string of mishaps lies in wait.

About the director
Joon-ho Bong was born into a Korean elite family. Influenced by his family he went on to major in sociology. However, pursuing his true love for cinema Bong took a two-year film course at the Korea Academy of Film Arts. In 2000, he finished his surrealistic movie Barking Dogs Never Bite. In 2017, Joon-ho Bong broke into the Cannes Film Festival with Okja, which also provoked a debate about whether the film on the Netflix streaming platform was a "real movie" or not. In 2019, Joon-ho Bong became the first director in South Korea to win the Palme d’Or.

Ticketing for film screenings will start from 12 JUNE, 10 am at the ticket office of Cinematheque.Passion as well as our official website.


The film was yet to be classified by the Assessment Committee of Performing Arts.

Classification
Group A – Suitable for all ages
Group B – Not suitable for children under 13
Group C – For persons aged 13 and above only,
but not suitable for age under 18
Group D – Persons aged 18 and above only

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