Parasite has made history as the first Korean film to be nominated for best picture at the Oscars.With five additional Academy awards nods, four BAFTA nods and a Golden Globe and Palme d’Or already in the bag, it’s one of the most talked about films of the year.Here’s everything you need to know about Bong Joon Ho’s black comedy.What’s Parasite about?Parasite is a social satire about two families, the poor Kim family and rich Park family. Advertisement The Kims live in a squalid basement flat, while the Parks lead an Instagram perfect life.But when the Kims are gifted a ‘scholars rock’ (Korean stones that are believed to bring wisdom) their fortunes start to change. More from Bafta Oscars: Top nominations overwhelmingly white and male BAFTA to review voting process after diversity backlash BAFTA 2020 nominations: The full list of stars and films in the running BAFTA 2020 nominations revealed: Joker leads amid diversity criticism BAFTA changes eligibility rules following Killing Eve controversy BAFTA TV Awards: Killing Eve wins three gongs as Jodie Comer named leading actress Led by the son of the family, who becomes a tutor for the Park’s daughter, the Kims infiltrate the lives of the wealthy family… Read full this story
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