Ki Taek is poor and unemployed. This individual lives with his wife Choong Sook, son Ki Woo and daughter Ki Jung in a damp, insect infested semi basement residence in a lower income area of Seoul.
When Ki Woo takes his friend to a close by convenient store for drinks, this individual learns that his friend (who will be going to study abroad) is leaving behind behind a great spending private tutoring job. His friend wants Ki Woo to takeover the tutoring job while this individual is abroad. Quickly, Ki Woo enters the life of the wealthy Park family, with Ki Woo’s own family lurking in the periphery.
- Movie: Parasite
- Revised romanization: Gisaengchoong
- Hangul: 기생충
- Director: Bong Joon-Ho
- Writer: Bong Joon-Ho
- Cinematographer: Hong Kyung-Pyo
- World Premiere: May 21, 2019 (Cannes Film Festival)
- Release Date: May 30, 2019
- Runtime: 131 min.
- Genre: Drama / Family
- Distributor: CJ Entertainment
Ki Taek’s family of four is close, but fully unemployed, with a bleak future ahead of them. The son Ki Woo will be recommended by his friend, a student in a prestigious college, for a well-paid tutoring job, spawning hopes of the regular income.
Holding the expectations associated with all his loved ones, Ki Woo minds to the Recreation area family house for a good interview. Coming to the particular house of Mister. Park, the proprietor of a worldwide THIS firm, Ki Woo meets Yeon Kyo, the beautiful youthful lady of the house. But following this first meeting between the two families, an unstoppable string of mishaps lies in wait.