Thursday, December 8, 2022

9:25pm screening on Thursday December 8 will be introduced by Karen Han (author of the book Bong Jonn Ho: Dissident Cinema)!

Karen Han will be present on Thursday, December 8 for a book signing following the 6:30pm screening of Mother. You can purchase her new book, Bong Joon Ho: Dissident Cinema, here Your purchase of a book comes with a free ticket to the following presentation of PARASITE at 9:25pm!

Academy Award Winner for Best Picture, Best International Feature, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay!

Ki-taek’s family of four is close, but fully unemployed, with a bleak future ahead of them. The son Ki-woo is recommended by his friend, a student at a prestigious university, for a well-paid tutoring job, spawning hopes of a regular income. Carrying the expectations of all his family, Ki-woo heads to the Park family home for an interview. Arriving at the house of Mr. Park, the owner of a global IT firm, Ki-woo meets Yeon-kyo, the beautiful young lady of the house. But following this first meeting between the two families, an unstoppable string of mishaps lies in wait.

Official selection: Cannes Film Festival; New York Film Festival

Previously opened at the IFC Center on October 11, 2019 and played through March 13, 2020

  • Country South Korea
  • Language In Korean with English subtitles.
  • Running Time 131 minutes
  • Distributor Neon
  • Director Bong Joon Ho
  • Writer Bong Joon Ho, Han Jin Won
  • Editor Jinmo Yang
  • Cinematographer Kyung-pyo Hong
  • Cast Song Kang Ho, Park So Dam, Lee Sun Kyun, Cho Yeo Jeong, Choi Woo Shik
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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