'Parasite' Director Battles 'Terrible' Jet Lag Due to Awards Season Success

Lawrence Kim
February 10, 2020

But the Oscar-nominated writer-director understands why it could've initially been perceived that way. "For Korean cinema, numerous folks within the global neighborhood most effective know the auteurs, the administrators, however we have now such a lot of nice technicians and masters operating within the business".

"Parasite" director Bong Joon-Ho is battling "horrible" jet lag as a result of movie's gorgeous awards season success. "And for the primary time now, those wonderful technicians are known". IGN also named it the best movie of 2019 and one of the best movies of the past decade. These craft nominations prove "Parasite" has widespread support within the Academy despite not earning as many nominations as heavyweights "Joker", "1917", "The Irishman", and "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood". The Absolute best Modifying class is frequently thought to be a bellwether for the Absolute best Image prize, which is one explanation why "Parasite's'" Absolute best Image odds stay sturdy.

Bong Joon-ho has explained the reason behind the title of his 2019 film, revealing that "Parasite" has a dual meaning in this case. "Physically, it has been really terrible, but right now I'm fine". The easiest way for me to put is a quote from a comedy movie I saw when I was a teenager called Rat Race "The trouble with being in the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat".

Asked why he thinks his movie has struck such a chord with audiences, the director added: "A lot of people say it's a universal story because it's about the gap between rich and poor, but I don't think that's all the answer". The director told Variety that this project is not only in a very early stage of development but also, "When I think of a limited series, I really think of it as an expanded film, like Ingmar Bergman's "Fanny and Alexander.' You have a three-hour theatrical version and a three-hour TV version. In all probability it's as a result of how unpredictable the narrative is, or in all probability it's as a result of how captivating the forged is". The ceremony takes place on February 9.

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