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Parasite (15) ★ New Screening ★ – All screenings postponed until further notice
Thu 2 April, 2020 @ 8:00 pm£7 – £10
Parasite (15) – 2019, South Korea, 132 mins, subtitles
Director: Bong Joon-ho
‘Act Like You Own the Place!’
Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes
Winner of 4 Academy Awards (including Best Film & Best Director)
Bong Joon Ho brings his work home to Korea in this pitch-black modern fairytale. Meet the Park Family: the picture of aspirational wealth. And the Kim Family, rich in street smarts but not much else. Be it chance or fate, these two houses are brought together and the Kims sense a golden opportunity. Masterminded by college-aged Ki-woo, the Kim children expediently install themselves as tutor and art therapist, to the Parks. Soon, a symbiotic relationship forms between the two families. The Kims provide “indispensable” luxury services while the Parks obliviously bankroll their entire household. When a parasitic interloper threatens the Kims’ newfound comfort, a savage, underhanded battle for dominance breaks out, threatening to destroy the fragile ecosystem between the Kims and the Parks.
Doors open for all manner of drinks at 7pm. Film at 8pm.