Bong Joon-ho, the director of Parasite. Photo: EPA Bong Joon-ho, the director of Parasite. Photo: EPA
Bong Joon-ho, the director of Parasite. Photo: EPA

Parasite makes history at Oscars and South Korean fans join Bong Joon-ho in celebrating

  • The film offers a withering critique of South Korean society’s growing inequality, striking a chord with a younger generation of audiences
  • Fans also welcomed greater representation for Asian artists on the international stage after Hollywood has been criticised for lack of diversity

Topic |   Asian cinema: Korean films
Bong Joon-ho, the director of Parasite. Photo: EPA Bong Joon-ho, the director of Parasite. Photo: EPA
Bong Joon-ho, the director of Parasite. Photo: EPA
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