The Palme d'Or for the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival, which ended on Saturday night in France, was awarded to “Parasite” by Bong Joon-ho. This is the first time that a South Korean filmmaker won the supreme award in a festival of wire Cane .
“Parasite” in screening room on Thursday, May 30 in South Korea
Sunday, May 26, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – “Parasite” is the 7th feature film of Bong Joon-ho after “Okja”. This work, whose plot begins with Ki-woo's conversation with an affluent family and offers private tuition at an exorbitant price, addresses the inequalities between rich and poor in society.
Receiving the prize on Saturday night, Bong stated that “ without his actors, he could not have filmed a single scene from his last feature film.” He then added “that after having decided to become a director at the age of 12, he was always very inspired by the 7th French art “. While admitting that he had never imagined that he would someday touch this trophy with his own hands, he said “ thank you very much ” in French.
There were two reasons for obtaining a prize for palm oil: after the screening at the beginning of the week, the film not only won the ovations of 2,300 spectators for eight minutes but also won best score with 3.4 in the magazine of the festival, “Screen Daily”.
Movie lovers are now eager to go see “Parasite” indoors. Its release is scheduled for Thursday, May 30 in South Korea.