Parasite meaning, when we see the dictionary, the word itself means “an organism that lives in or on an organism of another species (its host) and benefits by deriving nutrients at the other’s expense”.
Everyone in life knowingly or unknowingly allow the parasites to exist in our life. Its quite interesting that by the time we try to remove these parasites, the damage is already done. The same thing has been shown in the movie parasite.
The parasite movie which is directed by Bong Joon-ho. The notion behind the parasite movie is the same to show how the parasite exists and sucks in our daily life without being aware of the situation. The movie stars Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-Kyun, Cho Yeo-Jeong, Choi Woo-Shik, Park So-dam, Jang Hye-jin, and Lee Jung-Eun and follows the members of a poor family
Inside the parasite movie :
Parasite, which displays a poor society where many families of poor existed. And in those, the movie throw light on this poor Kim’s a poor unemployed family living in a cramped house who then infiltrates the lives of an affluent family. But unfortunately, as the movie progressed it showed that they are not only the ones who had eyed on his fortune. Their easiness just came for a shorter duration, and then it showed how their lives became so miserable and tangle between a series of situations.
Interesting Part of the parasite movie
It starts with Bong Joon-ho who on his friend plead took a job as a tutor for the daughter of an affluent family in Seoul. Then we watch that intense touch of Bong and the girl, depicting how the physical interaction starts growing up. Then the hilarious comedy kicks in the movie as he starts introducing his whole family by bringing one by one to the rich family’s house. After a span of time we see that the entire family came into the profession by falsifying and forgoing their documents. But then the twist came when she noticed that the maid who was working there before Bong’s family had summed up in the affluent family’s house, has his husband locked inside the secret basement which was unknown to everyone .And then we see how the matters go so interesting when they both were caught cheating on the affluent family.
Then after a series of actions between them, a final act of revenge started. The act comes with abrupt attacks by the maid’s husband on Bong’s family and from the Bong’s father. Finally, after seeing an act of violence the result was seen, the Bong’s family got locked up behind the bar, the rich man was no more and the maid and her husband had to give up their lives. It also lights up to the Bong’s father who after stabbing the rich man, vanishes from the spot and gets locked up in the same secret basement of a rich man’s house for years. Yet later his son in search of his father witnessed the code of the light bulb (off and on ) from the same house and marked his father is still alive and has locked himself down in the same house basement. And to the end of the movie, he too became a rich man and bought the same house so that he can save his father who was dying in hunger. Check out the youtube trailer for the parasite movie..
So this is why the movie has been named parasite. Its a great movie and so great is it’s director. As it’s not just this movie but the others as well which depicts his great taste and experience towards a cast, story, and direction of a movie . There are other great works by Bong Joon-ho which portray his success stories.
- The Host (2006)
- Memories of Murder (2003)
- Mother (2009)
The Host (2006) :
This monster movie stars many Bong regulars, including Song Kang Ho (Memories of Murder, Snowpiercer, Parasite) is about a mutated killer fish which makes you carry much of the emotions
The movie is a thriller that revolves around the mother who desperately hunts for the killer who formulated her beloved her mentally disabled son in a horrific murder case of a girl’s horrific murder.
Memories of Murder
The film gets two detectives where each of them with their own temperaments tries to find the clues of murders over the months. They try to find out the case of several young women being found raped and murdered by the culprit
The movie Named after a fascinated beast named Okja where A young girl risks everything to prevent a powerful, multinational company from kidnapping her best friend.
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