Parasite: The First Non-English Language Film to Win Best Picture Oscar?

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In Parasite, the worlds of a poor family living in the basement of an apartment and a rich family living in the picture of aspirational wealth collide. Set in South Korea, Parasite is about a poor family that begins to occupy a wealthy household through an elaborate series of schemes – however, things begin to take a turn for the worse. In this black comedy about social structure, you will be left asking yourself who the real bottom feeders are. 

Internationally-acclaimed South Korean film director and screenwriter Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite is a filmgoing experience that jumps from one genre to another and refuses to fit into any box. While gloriously entertaining and comic, Parasite is also bizarre and grippingly horrifying.

Bong Joon-ho is most famously known for his films Snowpiercer and Okja. However, it is arguable that Parasite is his best film yet, winning the Palme d’Or at Cannes this year. A deliberately perplexing movie loaded with plot switches, sudden reversals in fortune, moral predicaments, and unexpected realizations, Parasite will certainly keep you on the edge of your seat. It is currently available in select theatres and on Google Play, Vudu, and Amazon Prime