WHO’S IN IT?
Song Kang-ho (Memories of Murder), Lee Sun-kyun (A Hard Day), Cho Yeo-jeong (The Servant), Choi Woo-sik (Train to Busan), Park So-dam (Steel Cold Winter), Lee Jung-eun (A Taxi Driver), Jang Hye-jin (Secret Sunshine), Park Myung-hoon (Tidal Wave), Jeong Ji-so (Daughter), Jung Hyeon-jun (film debut), Park Keun-Rok (Our Love Story), Jung Yi-seo (Duck Town), Park Seo-joon (Midnight Runners)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer), director, writer, producer; Jin Won Han (film debut), writer; Jang Young-hwan (1987: When The Day Comes), Kwak Sin-ae (film debut) and Moon Yang-kwon (Mother), producers; Jaeil Jung (Okja), composer; Hong Kyung-pyo (Burning), cinematographer; Jinmo Yang (Train to Busan), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
The impoverished Kim family – father Ki-taek (Kang-ho), mother Chung-sook (Hye-jin), son Ki-woo (Woo-sik) and daughter Ki-jung (So-dam) – live in a dilapidated basement apartment where they barely make ends meet. However, when Ki-woo is encouraged to apply as a tutor for the daughter of the wealthy Park family, the family soon integrates themselves into their lives…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Never before has a film from South Korea gained this much buzz, with critical praise and awards recognition left and right, and Bong Joon-ho’s increasingly intense movie is an experience that’s worthy of its reputation.