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Parasite (Gisaengchung)

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  • Parasite
Running time
132 min.
South Korea South Korea
Bong Joon-ho, Jin Won Han
Jaeil Jung
Hong Kyung-pyo
Barunson, CJ Entertainment, TMS Comics, Tokyo Movie Shinsha (TMS), CJ E&M Film Financing & Investment Entertainment & Comics
Mystery. Comedy. Drama. Thriller | Black Comedy. Social Drama. Family Relationships
A peculiar tale about two families who are worlds apart yet somewhat alike portrays a striking reality of the world we live in. Gi Taek (Song Kang-ho) and his family are all unemployed. When his eldest son, Gi Woo (Choi Woo-sik), begins to give private lessons at the house of a man named Park (Lee Seon-gyun), the two families start to interact in unexpected ways.
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2019: 4 Academy Awards: Best Picture, Director, Foreign Film & Original Screenplay
2019: Cannes Film Festival: Best Film (Palm d'Or)
2019: Golden Globes: Best Foreign Language Film. 3 Nominations
2019: BAFTA Awards: Best Foreign Language Film & Original Screenplay. 4 Noms.
2019: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Foreign Film
2019: National Board of Review (NBR): Best Foreign Language Film
2019: Toronto Film Festival: 2nd Runner-up Best Film
2019: American Film Institute (AFI): Special Award AFI
2019: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Film, Director & Supporting Actor
2019: Critics Choice Awards: Best Director (ex aequo) & Foreign Film. 7 Nom.
2019: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Foreign Film
2019: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
2019: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
2019: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Original Screenplay
2019: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Cast
2019: César Awards: Best Foreign Film
2019: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Best International Film
2019: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 4 Awards, including Best Picture. 7 Nominations
2019: Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Director & Best Foreign Language Film. 3 Nom.
2019: San Francisco Film Critics Circle: 3 Awards, including Best Director. 7 Nom.
2019: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Director, Screenplay & Foreign Film
2019: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Best Foreign Film
2019: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Film
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