This story accommodates big spoilers for the film Parasite.
Parasite was one of the talked about movies of 2019 — a uncommon feat for a overseas language movie, particularly in a 12 months of giant franchise releases. And a lot of the reward leveled on the scathing darkish satire, by critics and followers alike, has been how masterfully it handles an enormous plot twist in the course of the movie. Now, Parasite’s editor has shared that the near-flawless sequence has one continuity error — however he left it within the film on goal.
Bong Joon Ho’s newest movie follows two Korean households as their lives develop into intertwined. The variations within the households’ financial scenario are the point of interest of how Parasite unfolds, because the destitute Kims slowly con their means into the prosperous Parks’ dwelling by pretending to be skilled as tutors, a chauffeur, and a housekeeper. And it looks like the Kims are going to get away with their rip-off, till the Parks’ earlier housekeeper returns to their home and divulges that, out of her personal financial desperation, she’s been hiding her ailing husband within the dwelling’s hidden basement.
The moments main as much as this pivotal plot twist are, sarcastically, among the many funniest in Parasite, as a drunken Kim household lounge across the Parks’ home whereas they’re away tenting. In an interview with Variety, the movie’s editor, Jinmo Yang discussed how he and Bong Joon Ho deliberate the entire sequence for max impact. But he did reveal that there was one second main as much as the housekeeper’s return that wasn’t within the storyboards:
Well, now we’ll be looking out. And this can be a enjoyable easter egg for followers who’re nonetheless discovering Parasite, due to the phrase of mouth buzz it’s obtained the previous couple of months. As final 12 months’s highest grossing overseas movie, it’s nonetheless persevering with to achieve consideration as we head into award season. And it could possibly be the primary Korean movie to be nominated for an Academy Award. Given Jinmo Yang’s unbelievable consideration to element, there’s a case to be made that it ought to be a contender for the Best Editing Oscar, too.