Parasite explores the volatile, symbiotic relationship between the extremely wealthy and the have-nots. This riveting thriller takes a fresh look at class discrimination and is brought to life with masterful filmmaking from Bong Joon Ho (Okja, Snowpiercer). Fans of Bong can bring home the thriller January 28 and delve deep into the mind of the filmmaker with an exclusive Q&A bonus feature!
The Park family is the picture of aspirational wealth while the Kim family is rich in street smarts but not much else. By chance or perhaps fate, these two houses are brought together, an alliance in while the Kim’s sense a golden opportunity. Masterminded by college-aged Ki-woo, the Kim children quickly install themselves as tutor and art therapist to the Parks. A symbiotic relationship soon forms between the two families wherein the Kims provide luxury services while the Parks obliviously bankroll their entire household. When a parasitic interloper threatens the Kims’ newfound comfort, an underhanded battle for dominance breaks out. Check out the trailer below!
The captivating Parasite has made history as the first ever Korean film nominated for an Oscar with six nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best International Film, Best Production Design and Best Editing. Parasite also earned a 2020 SAG Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and was the winner of the 2020 Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film. Additionally, the film has racked up over 100 award nominations to date.
Featuring must-see performances from the entire cast including frequent Bong Joon Ho collaborator Song Kang Ho (Snowpiercer, The Host), the movie also stars Lee Sun Kyun (A Hard Day, Paju), Cho Yeo Jeong (The Servant, Obsessed), Choi Woo Shik (Okja, Train to Busan), Park So Dam (The Priests, The Silenced), Lee Jung Eun (Okja, The Wailing) and Chang Hyae Jin (Marine Boy, If It Snows on Christmas).
Parasite is available now on 4K Ultra HD Digital and will be available in stores on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on January 28.