Oscar Winner ‘Parasite’ To Drop Early On Stan

Stan today announced the four-time Oscar® winning black-comedy thriller Parasite will be available to stream in 4K on Stan from this weekend months ahead of its intended streaming release.

Nick Forward, Chief Content Officer at Stan, said: “Just two months after its historic Best Picture Oscar win, Stan is pleased to be making this acclaimed masterpiece from South Korean director Bong Joon-ho available early to all Stan subscribers this Easter.”

Winner of four Academy Awards® including Best Picture and Best Director, and the Palme d’Or (Best Film award) at the Cannes Film Festival – this family tragicomedy is the latest masterpiece from director Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer) and confirms his position as one of the world’s most inventive and captivating filmmakers.

Ki-taek’s family of four is close, but all are unemployed and the future looks bleak. However, when his son, Ki-woo is recommended by a fellow university student friend for a well-paid tutoring job, hope spawns for a regular income. Carrying the expectations of the family, Ki-woo arrives at the house of Mr. Park, the owner of a global IT firm, where he meets Yeon-kyo, the young lady of the house. The job interview is a success and soon Ki-woo begins work. But very soon, following this first meeting between the two families, an unstoppable string of mishaps lies in wait…

Parasite will be available to stream on Stan from Easter Saturday, 11 April.