Academy Award winning film Parasite will be available on Hulu. The Korean movie made history for being the first foreign language film to win ‘Best Picture‘.
Thanks to a deal with Neon, the film will be available on the Disney-owned streaming platform for the fans to enjoy.
Neon acquired the rights from Korea’s CJ Entertainment.
Parasite garnered praise from critics and audience alike. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2019 and won the prestigious Palme d’Or prize.
Directed by Bong Joon Ho, Parasite also won the Academy Award for ‘Best Direction’ and ‘Original Screenplay’.
Joon Ho, who has previously directed Snowpiercer and Okja won the ‘Best Director’ Oscar over Michael Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino. His films explore the dark side of society.
Parasite is a genre-bending critique on the socioeconomic inequality in South Korea. The themes explored by the film resonated with a worldwide audience.
The film features a cast including Joon Ho’s longtime collaborator Song Kang Ho, as well as Choi Woo Shik, Park So Dam, Cho Yeo Jeong and Lee Jung Eun.
Parasite will be available exclusively on Hulu from April 8.
Check out the trailer here: