‘Parasite’ director Bong says ‘language barrier’ broken after Oscar nod

FILE PHOTO: 25th Critics Choice Awards – Show – Santa Monica, California, U.S., January 12, 2020 - Director Bong Joon-ho accepts the Best Director award for "Parasite". REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

SEOUL (Reuters) – “Parasite” director Bong Joon-ho said he was surprised and overjoyed when the film won six Oscar nominations on Monday, a historic first for South Korea’s film industry and a sign that language is no longer a barrier to global success. “Parasite,” a dark comedy about the vast gap between the rich and […]

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