This week we watched The Host, a film by Korean director Bong Joon-ho. This film was recommended by my friends a few years ago, but I did not watch it because I am timid and afraid to watch this horror film. It wasn’t until after watching this in class that I found that I had missed such a good movie for so many years.
Through the comments of media and film critics from all walks of life, I found that The Host is not just popcorn entertainment, but an ironic social and political work.
Everyone in the Park family represents the social and cultural background of Korea in different periods. Grandpa is the backbone of the family and a survivor of the Korean War that has gone through decades of military power. After suffering, he cherishes the current family, his children, and willing to use “bribery” means to win any…
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