Blu-ray & DVD release: ‘Parasite’

By   |  Aug 27, 2020

Criterion are bringing the 2019 South Korean black comedy thriller ‘Parasite’ (기생충) to US Blu-ray and DVD on October 27, 2020.

Directed by Bong Joon-Ho, the film revolves around an unemployed family who take a peculiar interest in a wealthy and glamorous family, which leads to them getting entangled in an unexpected incident. The cast includes Song Kang-HoLee Sun-KyunCho Yeo-JeongChoi Woo-SikPark So-Dam, and Jang Hye-Jin.

Synopsis: Two families in Seoul—one barely scraping by in a dank semibasement in a low-lying neighborhood, the other living in luxury in a modern architectural marvel overlooking the city—find themselves on a collision course that will lay bare the dark contradictions of capitalism with shocking ferocity.

• New 4K digital master
• New commentary with Bong Joon-Ho and Tony Rayns
• B&W version with introduction by Bong
• New interviews with Bong, Hong Kyung-Pyo, Lee Ha-Jun, and Park Chan-Wook
• Master class featuring Bong from the 2019 Lumière Festival
• Region: A/1

‘Parasite’ is available for pre-order now from

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