SEOUL: The stark inequality between two South Korean households portrayed within the Oscar-winning movie “Parasite” would possibly make audience uncomfortable however it was once the “most effective trail” to revealing chilly truth, the movie`s director, Bong Joon-ho, mentioned on Wednesday.
The story of the rich Parks and the deficient Kims become the primary non-English language film to win this yr`s Oscar for very best image, and 3 extra, sparking debate over a rising social divide in Asia`s fourth-largest economic system.
“It’s possible you’ll really feel uncomfortable and dislike the ones scenes however I didn’t need to sugarcoat them,” Bong instructed a information convention with the movie`s forged and group within the South Korean capital of Seoul.
“I sought after to be as candid as conceivable about this age of inequality. Even though it should glance publicly unhealthy, that was once the one trail this movie may take.”
Bong, who had paid homage to Martin Scorsese in a speech on the Oscars, mentioned the Hollywood veteran presented congratulations and expressed expectancies for his subsequent movie in a letter.
“He instructed me to take relaxation, however just a bit little bit of it and get again to paintings, as he’s anticipating my subsequent film,” Bong mentioned.
Accepting the most efficient director award, Bong had cited a statement by way of Scorsese, additionally a nominee for mob drama “The Irishman”, to the impact that “Essentially the most private is essentially the most ingenious.”
Bong has mentioned he was once operating on two tasks, one among which he described as being in keeping with a “frightened” incident in Seoul, whilst additionally manufacturer for an HBO restricted collection on “Parasite”.
However he disregarded fresh US media experiences that Tilda Swinton and Mark Ruffalo would superstar within the tv adaptation, announcing it was once at a “very early level”.
Bong added, “Irrespective of whether or not I gained the awards, it was once significant and natural pleasure that the worldwide target audience spoke back to my paintings.
“Why they did it will have to be a long-term activity (for audience) however my task is to organize for the following movie, as Scorsese instructed me to not relaxation for a very long time.”