A film still from Parasite. Photo: Neon via AP
John Gonzalez
Opinion

Opinion

John Gonzalez

How Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite highlights South Korea’s obsession for higher education

  • An overemphasis on education, work ethic and competition has resulted in an excess of overqualified individuals
  • For some young people, even a PhD degree from a top university cannot help them overcome South Korea’s social inequality
A film still from Parasite. Photo: Neon via AP
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