It was fifteen years that it had not arrived. A palme d’or foreign, which exceeds one million entries in France. Parasite has just crossed the symbolic threshold. According to figures from CBO, the film Korean has attracted 975.984 spectators in the theatres since its release four weeks ago. The feature-length film of Bong Joon-ho continues to all berzingue on the road to success, joining Fahrenheit 9/11 , winner of the prestigious award in 2004.

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The last two palmes d’or, A family affair (Hirokazu Kore-eda, Japan, 728.905 entries) and The Square (Ruben Östlund, Sweden, 339.172 entries) were far from the million of entries. On the other hand, it was of little to Ken Loach, who with Moi, Daniel Blake, had accumulated 953.349 entries. The French audience is more inclined to support the palmes d’or in france. The evidence with The Life of Adèle , winner in 2013, and Between the walls , who had captured the award in 2008. The films of Abdellatif Kechiche and Laurent Cantet had attracted, respectively, 1 million and 1.6 million spectators in cinemas.

according To The new yorker , Parasite has largely taken advantage of the low rates of the Feast of the cinema, which was completed on Wednesday, recording a 17% increase in attendance compared to the previous week.

The success of this social drama on a Korea split between the rich and the poor does not only affect the France. In south Korea, the film is about to reach 10 million admissions. According to IndieWire, the Atlantic, the distribution company CJ Entertainment would be in the discussion stage to produce an american version…

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