Parasite [기생충]


Directed By: Joon-ho Bong

March 5, 2019 / Korean / 132 min

This Palme d’Or winning social thriller has taken the cinema world by storm with its representation of the social strata in South Korean society. The Kim family infiltrates the wealthy Parks’ home by systematically taking each household job until their ruse erupts into shocking violence along class lines.

Dr. Marc Yamada (Comparative Arts and Letters) lectured on this film on March 4, 2020.

For a preview of Parasite with the IC directors, listen to the IC podcast “From the Booth” Episode 3.13 Winter 2020.

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Screened Semesters:

  • 2020 Winter