South Korean director Bong Joon-ho speaks at a press conference for his film ‘Parasite’ in Seoul, South Korea. The film was selected to compete at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Photo: AFP

Cannes Film Festival 2019: Palme d’Or in sights of Bong Joon-ho with new film Parasite

  • Film about an unemployed man who becomes obsessed with another family who are better off shows the extremes of South Korean society
  • It is Bong’s second time competing for the Palme d’Or at Cannes, after the selection of his adventure film Okja in 2017
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South Korean director Bong Joon-ho speaks at a press conference for his film ‘Parasite’ in Seoul, South Korea. The film was selected to compete at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Photo: AFP
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