CRITICAL – With this extraordinary film, the South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho obtained the supreme award in 2019 on the Croisette. On the eve of the opening of the Renaissance festival, France 3 has the good idea to broadcast, for the first time in the clear on television, this scathing social satire.
On the eve of the opening of the Cannes Film Festival, canceled in 2020 because of the Covid, France 3 has the good idea to broadcast, for the first time in clear on television, the last winner of the Palme d’Or. In May 2019, Parasite by Bong Joon-ho triumphed on the Croisette before doubling the stakes at the Oscars (four statuettes including best film and best director) and achieving worldwide success. A well-deserved consecration for the South Korean filmmaker. With Memories of Murder, The Host, Mother or Snowpiercer, Bong Joon-ho is the author of a fascinating work, the master of a genre cinema that he transcends with each film. Polar, fantastic or dystopia, he is not afraid of anything.
Parasite confirms this crazy talent for playing with codes and for reinventing itself each time. In his intent note, Bong Joon-ho asked critics to reveal as little as possible the plot of Parasite. He is right. Your best bet would be to stop there, go to the beach, or just say that Bong Joon-ho,
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