About the film
Release Date: Jun 27, 2019
Runtime: 131 mins
Director: Bong Joon Ho
Actors: Chang Hyae Jin, Cho Yeo Jeong, Choi Woo Shik, Lee Jung Eun, Lee Sun Kyun, Park So Dam, Song Kang HoKi-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.
Nominated for 4 Academy Awards including Best Film and Best International Feature, as well as Winner of the Cannes Festival Palme d’Or (Best Film) and Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Film – this sharp, satirical take on income inequality is the latest masterpiece from Bong Joon-Ho, the director of The Host and Snowpiercer.