The Parks’ family home in the Oscar-winning South Korean movie, Parasite, was not accidentally designed. Photo: @parasitemovie/Instagram
The Parks’ family home in the Oscar-winning South Korean movie, Parasite, was not accidentally designed. Photo: @parasitemovie/Instagram

Parasite: How director Bong Joon-ho used staircases to magnify the social divide between the Parks’ luxury home and the Kims’ semi-basement

Bong uses ‘verticality’ to show the class chasm between the Parks and Kims, and built their homes entirely from the ground up from personal experience

The Parks’ family home in the Oscar-winning South Korean movie, Parasite, was not accidentally designed. Photo: @parasitemovie/Instagram
The Parks’ family home in the Oscar-winning South Korean movie, Parasite, was not accidentally designed. Photo: @parasitemovie/Instagram
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