South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, left, with cast members of Parasite. Photo: AP South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, left, with cast members of Parasite. Photo: AP
South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, left, with cast members of Parasite. Photo: AP

North Korea holds up Parasite, Palme d’Or-winning South Korean film, as proof that Kim Jong-un’s leadership is best

  • North Korean propaganda website uses an award-winning South Korean film about social inequality to praise its own regime as one that is ‘envied and admired’
  • The film’s director, Bong Joon-ho, was awarded the top prize at this year’s Cannes for the film

Topic |   North Korea
South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, left, with cast members of Parasite. Photo: AP South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, left, with cast members of Parasite. Photo: AP
South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, left, with cast members of Parasite. Photo: AP
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