Subtitles Can’t Capture the Full Class Critique in ‘Parasite’

Bong Joon-ho’s film is even more nuanced and incisive than closed captioning would suggest

Su Cho
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TThe first time I watched Parasite was with my boyfriend and our good friend J, both of whom are white. I jokingly hoped that the Korean dialogue would be easy for me to follow, otherwise I’d have to read the…

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Su Cho
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