KINO Expat: Parasite (EN subs)

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The South Korean tradition of outstanding cinema continues with Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite. A biting social satire, family comedy and thriller in one that quite rightly won the Palme d’Or in Cannes. A masterpiece. Presented with English subtitles.

Regie: Bong Joon-ho

Cast: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, So-dam Park, Yeo-jeong Jo, Woo-sik Choi



Land: Zuid-Korea

Speelduur: 132 minuten

Taal: Koreaans

Ondertiteling: English


Ki-taek’s family of four is close, but fully unemployed, with a bleak future ahead of them. The son Ki-woo is recommended by his friend, a student at a prestigious university, for a well-paid tutoring job, spawning hopes of a regular income. Carrying the expectations of all his family, Ki-woo heads to the Park family home for an interview. Arriving at the house of Mr. Park, the owner of a global IT firm, Ki-woo meets Yeon-kyo, the beautiful young lady of the house. But following this first meeting between the two families, an unstoppable string of mishaps lies in wait.

★★★★★ – Trouw
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