South Korea 2019 | 132 minutes | Korean | Hebrew, English subtitles
Parasite, Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s (Snowpiercer, The Host, Okja) acclaimed film, which won the Palme d’Or at Cannes this year, follows a poor family whose members take turns infiltrating a wealthy family’s mansion. The plan goes awry and the parasites are drawn into a vortex leading viewers journey filled with imaginative moments. Bong, one of the most fascinating filmmakers of our generation, is known for blending different genres and styles to create intelligent, sweeping films. This is also the case for Parasite, a sharp social satire dealing with a global social issue in an original and enlightening way, with a wellspring of creativity, and strokes of narrative and stylistic genius.