'Parasite' director Bong Joon-ho says 'language barrier' broken after Oscar nod
By Editor - Mon Jan 13, 6:58 pm
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 poor in South Korea, snagged a coveted best picture nomination, best director for Bong, and best screenplay in addition to its best international feature nomination.
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