S. Korean film director Bong Joon-ho’s ‘Parasite’ grabs Palme d’Or at Cannes


south korean film director hong jinho
has won the Palme d’Or for the top prize at the kind of Film Festival now he’s
the now the first South Korean to win the highest honor at this annual event
in jung-min reports South Korean director Kim Joon who won the top prize
the Palme d’Or for his latest movie parasite at the Khan Film Festival on
Saturday he is the first South Korean to grab the highest prize at the
world-famous Film Festival when I was 12 years old I decided to become a film
director I never imagined that I would touch this trophy the black comedy which
uses satire to show the gap between the rich and poor was chosen out of the 21
nominated works following a unanimous decision from the jury poems previous
films include oppa in 2017 and snowpiercer in 2013 east latest film
parasite was sold to 192 countries worldwide
setting a new sales record for a Korean film peace accomplishment at cons also
made headlines around the world CNN said the film portrayed contemporary
working-class struggles in South Korea and the New York Times called the film a
ferocious satire and critical favorite several Korean films have won awards at
con in previous years including the Grand Prix for a park chan-wook’s
old boy in 2004 and Jury Prize for thirst in 2009 as well as the Award for
Best Director for in context she was owned in 2002 meanwhile at this year’s
festival the grand prix was given to french film Atlantic’s
and the jury price was won by brazilian film back row you know me
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