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

Topic |   Asian cinema: Korean films
The Parks’ family home in the Oscar-winning South Korean movie, Parasite, was not accidentally designed. Photo: @parasitemovie/InstagramThe 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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