Parasite film actors and actresses were welcomed like heroes when they set foot back to their home country, South Korea on Wednesday (12/2) morning, after a historic victory at the Academy Awards or Oscar 2020. According to local media reports, the cast including Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-Kyun, Choi Woo-Shik, Cho Yeo-Jeong, Jang Hye-jin, Park So-dam, and Park Myung-hoon, they were welcomed by dozens of journalists, photographers, and fans at Incheon International Airport. Additionally, if you haven’t watched “Parasite” yet, we recommend you to watch this movie on letmewatchthis.
Producer Kwak Sin-ae, screenwriter Han Jin-won, production designer Lee Ha-jun, and film editor Yang Jin-mo also received rave reviews. Meanwhile, it is expected that Bong Joon-ho will return home next week.
“We have achieved this achievement with the continued support and encouragement of the Korean people,” Song Kang-ho told a number of media crews.
He stated that they will do our best to promote Korean culture and art to film fans around the world through quality Korean films.
The producer Kwak Sin-ae also thanked film fans who had supported the Parasite team from the start.
Parasite made history in Oscar 2020 by becoming the first Asian film as well as the first non-English film to win the best film (Best Picture) at the Oscars.
In addition, Parasite also took home three other trophies from the Best Original Screenplay category, Best International Feature, and Best Director.
The Parasite is a satire film depicting the social and economic inequalities of two families, Park and Kim. Slowly, one by one Kim family members works at Park’s residence.
Park and Kim’s family relationships develop in a complex and mutually dangerous manner. Nevertheless, Bong Joon-ho did not forget to add an element of humor in the film.
Before the Oscars, Parasite also won many awards, won four nominations at the 77th Golden Globe Awards and won the Best Foreign Language Film trophy.
At the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), Parasite pocketed four nominations and took home two trophies, namely the category of Original Screenplay and Film Not In The English Language.
The Parasite also became the first non-English film to win the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.