Black-and-white 'Parasite' a more intimate film, says director Bong

Carla Harmon
February 21, 2020

In a press interplay on Wednesday, the Director expressed the will to take a spoil after you win the Oscar, however he stated that outstanding American Director Martin Scorsese, pleaded that he get again to paintings briefly.

The film, which was the first South Korean movie to win an Academy Award, won prizes for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best International Feature Film.

Bong additional, "Regardless of whether I gained the awards, it was meaningful and pure joy that the world audience responded to my perform".

"I just read his letter a few hours ago and it was an honour", Bong Joon Ho said.


Bong already had commercial and critical success with his 2013 sci-fi film Snowpiercer, which starred Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton along with South Korean Parasite actor Song Kang-ho.

Accepting the best director award, Bong had cited a remark by Scorsese, also a nominee for mob drama "The Irishman", to the effect that "The most personal is the most creative". The film won best global feature film as well.

President Moon Jae-in had lunch today with the director, the cast and the crew of the Oscar-winning movie "Parasite".to congratulate them on winning four Oscars.

Asked about such proposals, Bong joked, "I hope people will talk about such things after I die". "He (Scorsese) said that I did a good job and peace and quiet, but only a little, because he and all the others were looking forward to my next film".


Bong said he was discussing with HBO making a TV adaptation of "Parasite", with American director and screenwriter Adam McKay agreeing to be a writer on the series that could last five or six episodes.

But he dismissed recent U.S. media reports that Tilda Swinton and Mark Ruffalo would star in the television adaptation, saying it was at a "very early stage".

"Parasite" is a dark comedy about the members of a poor family in Seoul who take up service positions in an upper-class household.


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