'Parasite' trivia and fun facts
Ki-woo's job Ki-woo's job, at-home tutor, was chosen because director realized that sadly the job is the only way that families from two extreme end of the class spectrum in modern day South Korea can cross their paths convincingly in the story arc.
The song The first song of the closing credits is written by director Joon-ho Bong himself and sung by lead actor Woo-sik Choi.
Oscar 'Parasite' will represent South Korea at the 2020 Oscar Awards and will be up for the Best International Film award.
Collaboration This is the fourth collaboration between director Bong Joon-ho and actor Song Kang-ho.
Cast choice Director Bong Joon-ho chose the actors Song Kang-ho and Choi Woo-shik before any other member in the cast and while he was still writing the script.
Visual Effects The iconic Park and Kim family homes were designed and created from scratch on massive stages in Korea. Over 1,400 VFX were used to bring these environments to life and over 130,000 gallons of water were used to flood the Kims' home.