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Why does Parasite have this ending?

Parasite presents the tragedy of poor working class people in Korea in a kind of humorous way. The movie doesn't shy away from displaying this tragedy in detail about how this family of 4 lives, ...
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How did this character survive being bashed on the head?

In Parasite, the ex housekeeper's husband bashes Ki Woo twice on the head. The rock is really heavy as seen multiple times in the movie. So how was it possible for Ki Woo to survive that?
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Why was Ki-taek not arrested?

In Parasite we saw there are a couple of cameras around the house (one in the garden and the other one outside the house, I think in front of the garage) that can prove to the police where Ki-taek ...
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What is Geun-se (the man in the cellar) messaging to Da-song, the Park family's son?

In Parasite (2019), Geun-se is the man living beyond the Park's house. He communicates with Morse code through the lamps above the stairs. In the last act, he uses this technique, but only the Park's ...
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Why aren't the rest of the Kim family said to stink?

In Parasite, Park Dong-ik, the father of the Park family, only makes remarks about a foul smell when Kim Ki-Taek and Geun-Sae are near him. I believe Geun-Sae smells because he has been living ...
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Why was the driver very keen on knowing Jessica's location in Parasite?

Why was Mr. Park's first driver very keen on knowing Jessica's location by wanting to drop her at her home?
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Psychological abuse in Parasite? [closed]

I am doing a project to identify the types of abuses in the movie Parasite. I have chosen Psychological abuse, which means manipulating the victim's mind for something. Would the Kim family pretend ...
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Was it justified what happened to Mr. Park? [duplicate]

When Ki Taek kills Mr. Park in Parasite, I was surprised and confused. Why did he do that? And after all that, does he deserve redemption? Yes, I agree that Park had been a little insensitive to the ...
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Why did Kim do this in Parasite (2019)?

In Bong Joon-ho's Parasite (2019), lead character Kim Ki-taek (driver of Mr. Park) suddenly But in the entire movie, they have shown the Park family to have a good heart (though they are rich and ...
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How did Ki-taek know that his son Ki-woo would decode the morse?

In the movie Parasite, when Ki-taek ties up Geun-se in the basement, he struggles to get free and attempts passing morse code to Da-song, during which he says something similar on the lines of "at ...
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What does Mr. Park whisper into Ms. Park's ear?

In Parasite Mr. Park says to Ms. Park, But do you know what's strangest of all and then leans into her ear and whispers something to her, which we are not told what that is. What does he whisper ...
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Why did Ki-woo go down to the basement?

During Da-song's birthday party, after a brief conversation1 with Da-hye, Ki-woo takes the scholar's rock with him and goes down to the basement. What was his motive? It wasn't entirely clear from ...
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Why did Kim Ki-taek not just leave the house?

In Parasite 2019 Kim Ki-taek gets out of the basement to get the food at night. Why can't he just get out of the house and be free?
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What happens to the Park family after the final “episode”? [closed]

What could have possibly happened to the Park Family in Parasite after Mr. Park gets stabbed, Mrs. Park faints, the son gets seizures? No one seems to be discussing about it and I took the courage to ...
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Did the poor family get paid?

In Bong Joon-ho's Parasite (2019), the Kim family (the poor family) were employed by the Park family (the rich family) in the Parks' mansion. At the end of the movie, it was revealed that the mother ...
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What is the significance of the rock?

In Parasite (2019), the decorative rock given to the Kim family by Min is described in the English subtitles as a "scholar's rock," and that it was said to "bring material wealth to families." Indeed, ...