Parasite is a 2019 South Korean black comedy thriller film directed by Bong Joon-ho. The film follows the story of the impoverished Kim family, who scheme to become employed by the wealthy Park family and infiltrate their household. As the Kim family becomes more entrenched in the lives of the Parks, they find themselves caught in a web of deceit and danger as they try to maintain their deception.
Parasite received widespread acclaim from critics and audiences alike and won numerous awards, including the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director for Bong Joon-ho. The film is a clever and stylish commentary on class dynamics and the desperate lengths that people will go to in order to escape poverty. It is a must-see for fans of international cinema and those looking for something a little different from the usual Hollywood fare.