Parasite (R) ★★★★

By November 3, 2019 December 10th, 2019 Backstage Pass

“Parasite” film still Photo Credit: NEON

The story is of a family of four living in South Korea; they are so poor they fold Pizza boxes to make a living. Suddenly, everything changes when the older son is hired as a tutor to teach a wealthy families’ High School daughter English.

Eventually, all four family members are working in the home, until, a parasite (bad karma) threatens their easy-street plan. Boog Joon-ho directs the film.
The film is sarcastically brilliant, hysterical, clever, and frenzied. The cinematography is glorious! My recommendation is to not read too much about the film; it’s better to view the movie without knowing too many details, although I will warn you to be prepared for bloody horror scenes that all lead to a message of hope.

The film stars Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Yeo-jeong, Cho Woo-shik, and Park So-dam.
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