Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

93%
Craft 95%
Artistry 90%
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Reviewed on October 1, 2019 by Jon Kaye

Summary


Joon-ho Bong is a famous Korean director and is known for slightly quirky films. He looks at films like Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and incorporates some of those techniques in his movies. It's a well-told story across two different classes of families in Seoul. There are many twists and turns during the movie.
What I Liked
  • Wonderful acting
  • Very clever script
  • Beautifully filmed
  • Insightful use of location and environment
  • Skillful narrative technique
What I Didn’t
  • Korean with subtitles (not really a con)