Nerdwriter’s video essay serves as a visual synopsis of what the Korean movie that won the Oscar 2020 best picture is all about, even though it is not even in the English language. Something the trailer would not accomplish.

Push the play button above if you want to know what Parasite is about. The trailer won’t tell you.

Parasite movie poster

Some of it is way over my head but it does tell what the film is all about. Personally, I despise design explanations as we have come to know Apple’s Jonathan Ive (now with his own company LoveFrom) tell them in much-adored low-tone poetry.

We’re all trapped where we are is the moral of Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite. Those born poor will die poor just like those born rich will die rich. So much about economic mobility.

Economic immobility is the new normal.