"Parasite" is a South Korean film directed by Bong Joon-ho and was released in 2019. It is a dark comedy thriller that tells the story of two families from different social classes who become entangled in a web of deceit and tragedy.
The film stars Song Kang-ho as Ki-taek, a struggling father who is unemployed and lives in poverty with his family. He and his family devise a plan to infiltrate the wealthy household of the Park family, posing as a tutor and driver, respectively. The Parks, who are unaware of the Ki-taeks' true identities, eventually hire them as their employees.
As the Ki-taeks become more involved in the lives of the Parks, they discover that their new employers have their own secrets and problems. The film takes a dramatic turn when a series of events lead to a violent confrontation between the two families.
"Parasite" received widespread critical acclaim and was highly praised for its sharp social commentary and storytelling. It won several awards, including the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and several Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
One interesting fact about the film is that Bong Joon-ho has stated that the film is a commentary on the growing income inequality and class division in South Korean society. He has also said that the film is meant to be a universal story that resonates with audiences all over the world, regardless of cultural background.