All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
The great joy of any Bong movie, of course, is that you rarely know where it's headed. Parasite takes this conceit to the next level, resulting in the most unique and uncompromising work of his career to date - confirmation of the director as a genre in and of himself, nailing an idiosyncratic style he has slowly and meticulously built from the ground up.| Read in full: Parasite movie review We Love Cinema
It is almost a supernatural or sci-fi story; an invasion of the lifestyle snatchers. Parasite gets its tendrils into you.The Guardian
It’s by no means a stretch to say that Bong is a master of his craft, but with a film as technically accomplished and infinitely fascinating as Parasite, he continues to remind us just how damn good he is – and put all contemporary western social satire to shame.Little White Lies
As always with Bong’s films, the devil is in the detail, of which no spoilers here, except to say that it’s a wicked ride.Sight & Sound
Manages to scratch every cinematic itch you have and offers more up you didn’t know you had.Empire
Parasite, which unanimously won this year’s Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, is the definition of a must-see experience.The Atlantic