‘Parasite’ has a hidden backstory of middle-class failure and chicken joints | Curio

‘Parasite’ has a hidden backstory of middle-class failure and chicken joints

9 mins | Mar 1, 2020

How Bong Joon-ho conjured up a tale of economic insecurity. "Parasite, the first foreign-language film to win the Academy Award for best picture, and the first to be condemned in public by a U.S. president, is a story of poverty and inequality." S. Nathan Park, writing in Foreign Policy, analyses the movie's bigger message about South Korea's middle-class.

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