Ep.22 Future of the Korean Film Industry, Post-"Parasite"
World Ch. Schedule : WED 23:30 KST
Date : 2020-02-19
Acclaim auteur Bong Joon-ho's box office hit "Parasite" re-wrote the history of Korean and international film industries when it won Best Original Screenplay, Best International Feature Film, Best Director and Best Picture at the 92nd Academy Awards. It received the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, and now, the artistic and popularity values of "Parasite" are recognized once again. How was "Parasite" able to break down the language and cultural barriers? On this week's #Korea 4.0, we learn about the impetus behind "Parasite," and what it means to the Korean film industry to win four accolades at the Academy Awards.
We also learn more about its impact on the Korean film industry and what some tasks are at hand for the future of the Korean film industry.