South Korean movie 'Parasite' becomes UK's highest-grossing foreign-language film - GulfToday

South Korean movie 'Parasite' becomes UK's highest-grossing foreign-language film


The cast of "Parasite" pose backstage with their award.

The Parasite is a is a 2019 South Korean black comedy thriller film.


The film has been appreciated for it’s commendable work of art in it, The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival where it became the first South Korean film to win the Palme d'Or.


Oscar-winning drama "Parasite" has set a new record as the highest-grossing foreign-language film in British box office history.


Parasite film 1 The cast of the film "Parasite" pose for the media during an event.


The South Korean movie, directed by Bong Joon Ho, has so far banked $14.59 million since it opened on 7 February, dethroning Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ", reports


"The Passion of the Christ", which featured dialogue in Hebrew and Latin, had held the title since 2004, with a total gross of $14.56 million.


Official distributors of "Parasite", Curzon Artificial Eye, announced the news via Twitter after the figures were unveiled on Sunday, reports




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"This weekend we're celebrating the fact that Bong Joon Ho's universally acclaimed #Parasite has now become the highest grossing foreign language film in UK box office history!"


"Parasite" claimed four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, at Hollywood's big night last month (February), and has taken in more than $257 million across the world to date.

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