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PARASITE (2019)

PARASITE <span>(2019)</span> artwork

PARASITE (2019)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 132

Release dates 07/02/2020

Ratings Info strong bloody violence, language, sex, sex references

Genre(s) Thriller, Comedy

Director(s) Bong Joon-ho

Cast includes Song Kang-ho, Chang Hyae-jin, Choi Woo-shik, Park So-dam, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Jeong Ji-so, Jung Hyeon-jun, Lee Jung-eun

Summary PARASITE is a South Korean black comedy thriller in which a family of fraudsters lie their way into working closely with an affluent family.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 28/01/2020

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

PARASITE is a South Korean black comedy thriller in which a family of fraudsters lie their way into working closely with an affluent family.

Violence

There are scenes in which characters are stabbed and hit with rocks and BBQ skewers, resulting in bloody aftermath detail. There is also a scene in which a character is pushed down a staircase and hits her head forcefully against a wall.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k') and milder terms ('screw', 'piss', 'shit', 'asshole', 'bitch', 'hell').

Sex

There is a scene in which a couple masturbate each other on a sofa without any nudity. There are strong sex references including a reference to a character "dripping his sperm" in a car while having sex in there.

There are scenes in which characters behave dangerously by purposefully triggering another character's allergies by exposing her to peaches.

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Details

Title
PARASITE
Also known as
GISAENGCHUNG
Year
2019
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal
Classified date(s)
17/09/2019
Main language
Korean
BBFC reference
AZF378643

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