Parasite

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2019, South Korea, 131 min., col., 18 +
Director: Bong Joon-ho
Writer: Bong Joon-ho, Han Won Jin
Cinematography: Hong Kyung-pyo
Editor: Yang Jin-mo
Original music: Jung Jae-il
Production Designer: Lee Ha-Jun
Producers: Kwak Shin-ae, Moon Yang-gwon, Miky Lee, Jang Yeong-hwan
Production company: Barunson E&A
Cast: Song Kang-Ho, Lee Sun Kyun, Cho Yeo-Jeong, Choi Woo Sik, Park So-Dam, Lee Jung Eun, Jang Hye Jin

Awards:
• Cannes Film Festival, 2019 – (Winner: Palme d'Or)
• Munich Film Festival, 2019 – (Nominee: Best International Film)
• Sydney Film Festival, 2019 – (Winner: Best Film)
And others


Gi Taek’s family lives in the basement for a miserable income and collects pizza boxes. Situation changes when elder son Gi Woo by recommendations of a friend gets the job of an English tutor for a daughter of a businessman Park. When he gets into a luxurious house, the young man finds a very non-trivial way to solve the his family’s problems


Bong Joon-ho is one of the best contemporary Korean and world filmmakers and screenwriters. He is known for his talent to captivate and push the boundaries of genres. His unique style is a combination of sparkling humor, ultimate drama and chilling suspense. He is well known for films like “Okja”, a Korean-American sci-fi drama for Netflix, nominee of the Palm d’Or in 2017, an anti-utopia action film “Snowpiercer” (South Korea, Czech Republic) with Tilda Swinton and Chris Evans etc.

The director has shot 7 feature films widely awarded with prizes of many international film festivals, including festivals in Cannes, San Sebastian, and with the prizes of Asian Film Academy. The director received the highest award of the Cannes Film Festival for the film "Parasite" for the first time this year, and it is the first Palm d’Or for South Korea ever.

Selected Filmography:
2003 – “Memories Of Murder”
2008 – “Tokyo!”
2013 – “Snowpiercer”
2017 – “Okja”
2019 – “Parasite”

AUGUST 25, SUNDAY

CHEKHOV-CENTER
  • 13:00Parasite (2019, Dir.Bong Joon-ho, South Korea, drama, comedy, 131 min.) 18+

AUGUST 26, MONDAY

OKTYABR, THE LARGE THEATRE
  • 21:00Parasite (2019, Dir.Bong Joon-ho, South Korea, drama, comedy, 131 min.) 18+ . Repeat