Bong Joon Ho

Parasite

Parasite

A zeitgeist-defining sensation that distilled a global reckoning over class inequality into a tour de force of pop-cinema subversion, Bong Joon Ho’s genre-scrambling black-comic thriller confirms his status as one of the world’s foremost filmmakers. Two families in Seoul—one barely scraping by in a dank semibasement in a low-lying neighborhood, the other living in luxury in a modern architectural marvel overlooking the city—find themselves on a collision course that will lay bare the dark contradictions of capitalism with shocking ferocity. A bravura showcase for its director’s meticulously constructed set pieces, bolstered by a brilliant ensemble cast and stunning production design, Parasite cemented the New Korean Cinema as a full-fledged international force when it swept almost every major prize from Cannes to the Academy Awards, where it made history as the first non-English-language film to win the Oscar for best picture.

Film Info

  • Bong Joon Ho
  • South Korea
  • 2019
  • 131 minutes
  • Color
  • 2.39:1
  • Korean
  • Spine #1054

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

  • New 4K digital master, approved by director Bong Joon Ho and director of photography Hong Kyung Pyo, with Dolby Atmos soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • New audio commentary featuring Bong and critic Tony Rayns
  • Black-and-white version of the film with a new introduction by Bong, and Dolby Atmos soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • New conversation between Bong and critic Darcy Paquet
  • New interviews with Hong, production designer Lee Ha Jun, and editor Yang Jinmo
  • New program about the New Korean Cinema movement featuring Bong and filmmaker Park Chan Wook (Oldboy)
  • Cannes Film Festival press conference from 2019 featuring Bong and members of the cast
  • Master class featuring Bong from the 2019 Lumière Festival in Lyon, France
  • Storyboard comparison
  • Trailers
  • PLUS: An essay by critic Inkoo Kang
  • New design by Nessim Higson, based on the original theatrical poster by Kim Sang-man

    Purchase Options

    Coming soon, available Oct 27, 2020

    Special Features

    • New 4K digital master, approved by director Bong Joon Ho and director of photography Hong Kyung Pyo, with Dolby Atmos soundtrack on the Blu-ray
    • New audio commentary featuring Bong and critic Tony Rayns
    • Black-and-white version of the film with a new introduction by Bong, and Dolby Atmos soundtrack on the Blu-ray
    • New conversation between Bong and critic Darcy Paquet
    • New interviews with Hong, production designer Lee Ha Jun, and editor Yang Jinmo
    • New program about the New Korean Cinema movement featuring Bong and filmmaker Park Chan Wook (Oldboy)
    • Cannes Film Festival press conference from 2019 featuring Bong and members of the cast
    • Master class featuring Bong from the 2019 Lumière Festival in Lyon, France
    • Storyboard comparison
    • Trailers
    • PLUS: An essay by critic Inkoo Kang
  • New design by Nessim Higson, based on the original theatrical poster by Kim Sang-man

    Parasite
    Cast
    Song Kang Ho
    Kim Ki-taek
    Lee Sun Kyun
    Park Dong-ik
    Cho Yeo Jeong
    Yeon-kyo
    Choi Woo Shik
    Ki-woo
    Park So Dam
    Ki-jung
    Lee Jung Eun
    Moon-gwong
    Chang Hyae Jin
    Chung-sook
    Jung Ziso
    Da-hye
    Jung Hyeon Jun
    Da-song
    Park Myung Hoon
    Geun-se
    Credits
    Director
    Bong Joon Ho
    Story by
    Bong Joon Ho
    Screenplay by
    Bong Joon Ho
    Han Jin Won
    Produced by
    Kwak Sin Ae
    Moon Yang Kwon
    Bong Joon Ho
    Executive producer
    Miky Lee
    Director of photography
    Hong Kyung Pyo
    Production designer
    Lee Ha Jun
    Costume designer
    Choi Se Yeon
    Makeup and hair designer
    Kim Seo Young
    Music by
    Jung Jae II
    Edited by
    Yang Jinmo
    Visual-effects supervisor
    Hong Jeong Ho
    Sound supervisor
    Choi Tae Young
    Sound-effects designer
    Kang Hye Young