Audience score: 385741 vote /
Year: 2019 /
info: Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan /
Duration: 2 Hour 12 min /
star: Woo-sik Choi
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Never watched anything quite like it. The story was awesome. I really enjoyed it. The ending was a little confusing. Maybe I missed something. I didn’t understand why the father flipped out. Still thought it was a witty clever movie. Check it out.
From the beautiful cinematography, blocking, locations to the fantastic acting and screen play it is a must watch movie. This truly original story was a once in a lifetime journey that had me laughing, crying and frighten all in one sitting. Don’t take my word for it see it for yourself.
Two poor families, one not lucky in money gathering,other one unlucky in social experience. That’s what parasites do, they find most vulnerable people, who has no immune developed against them, who never met them before and use their healthy trust. I thought Birdman will be a far leader on the best movie of decade, but this Korean dreamteam jumped to the bus and almost made driver to give up his seat. Lines with preexisting diseases changed after new parasites arrived killed it at the end.
Will be waiting for next one with wet lips.
It isn’t every day that you come across a movie like this, a practically flawless one in my opinion actually. I have nothing but praise for director Bong Joon-Ho and I can now see why this movie has received much hype and praise over the past few months. This is a movie which not only shows a contrast between the rich and the poor but also the human condition and the will to survive. Don’t worry, this review won’t have any spoilers whatsoever.
To begin this praise train I have to first and foremost praise the acting of lead actor Choi Woo-shik whom delivered an incredible performance throughout this movie and brings a sort of charm during the first act of the other standout would be Kang-Ho Song that remains a recurring cast in the movies directed by Bong Joon-Ho and his consistency in the various movies he has directed absolutely shows why the director has so much trust in his acting capabilities.
A transition scene in particular which occurs at the end of the second act is really a beauty in itself and the transitions were absolutely stunning and beautiful which brings me to the cinematography and movie editing of the movie. The pacing was consistently on point where everything, even the change in tone is seamless. Along with the cinematography in which this movie is beautifully shot from the aesthetically pleasing rich kid house down to the semi-basement house in the suburbs.
Furthermore, another beauty of this movie will definitely be the score which was composed by Jung Jae-il which manages to convey emotion and tension during the second and third act of the movie which is something truly remarkable. Through music there are also hints to the sudden sort of change in tone I shall say which begins within just about the middle of the second act of the movie.
The plot of this movie is something I’ve yet to see over the many years of watching movies and this is where praised should be absolutely given for this ambitious plot where I could simply say, nothing written and the direction of this movie which keeps you guessing as to what this movie really is about should you dive deeper than the way the movie was promoted within the trailers shown for it. It is nothing short of extraordinary as you are unable to really see the change in tone coming.
At the end of the day, this movie questions how the rich could help the poor and in fact portrays mankind’s strive for survival which in this case would be a better life in such a way that it isn’t in your face. Plus, by the end of the movie, you really realise there is no real protagonist or antagonist, just people. People trying to live a happier life.
Thus, making Parasite the perfect movie where I am unable to criticise a single thing in this movie. Director Bong Joon-Ho has definitely earned my trust in his artwork and should to some extent be placed amongst the greats.
This was a throughly engrossing film. Certainly something all movie lovers should seek out and see. Funny, Nuanced, Suspenseful, and poignant. It really has something to say and the performances are all just great. This is why we go to the movies.