September 26, 2023

How a hit South Korean film could offer some lessons for Pyongyang and Seoul

Bong Joon-ho’s acclaimed movie “Parasite” reminds this author of the state of inter-Korean relations

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The recent triumph of the South Korean film “Parasite” -- which won the award for Best Picture at the recent Academy Awards -- was an unprecedented event. It shattered a glass ceiling that even the formidable Italian film industry, in its golden age of director Federico Fellini and actress Sophia Loren, had been unable to do.