Stills from Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar-winning movie, Parasite, and ‘Ram-don’ noodles. Photo: SCMP Stills from Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar-winning movie, Parasite, and ‘Ram-don’ noodles. Photo: SCMP
Stills from Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar-winning movie, Parasite, and ‘Ram-don’ noodles. Photo: SCMP

What are ‘Ram-don’ noodles, from the Oscar-winning film Parasite, and why do they look so tasty?

The movie’s subtitle translator Darcy Paquet ‘invented Ram-don’ because it was too difficult to translate the Korean word, jjapaguri, into English

Topic |   Asian cinema: Korean films
Stills from Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar-winning movie, Parasite, and ‘Ram-don’ noodles. Photo: SCMP Stills from Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar-winning movie, Parasite, and ‘Ram-don’ noodles. Photo: SCMP
Stills from Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar-winning movie, Parasite, and ‘Ram-don’ noodles. Photo: SCMP
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