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Why “Parasite” Is Bong Joon-ho’s Biggest Hit and Darkest Film Yet

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“Parasite” speaks to Korean audiences’ real-life woes in an intricately crafted and empathetic manner.

8 Asian Movies Screening at Cannes 2019

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Eight promising Asian movies — by directors like Bong Joon-ho and Takashi Miike— screening at 2019's Cannes Film Festival.

Why Anyone Who Cares About Korea Should Watch “The Host”

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12 years on, this monster blockbuster still offers an apt reflection on South Korean society.

 
 
 

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