INCHEON, South Korea —
Director Bong Joon-ho smiled and waved at a waiting crowd on Sunday as he arrived house in South Korea, his first outing support since he won four Oscars for his movie “Parasite,” including the award for Only Picture.
The group clapped and cheered as Bong walked out of the arrivals gate at Incheon Global Airport.
„It has been a prolonged wander in the USA and I’m delighted that it received wrapped up properly,“ Bong acknowledged, talking in Korean. “Now, I am happy that I will quietly return to growing, which is my significant occupation.”
He also joked that he would wash his palms to trace up for the circulate to defeat a unique virus that has sickened tens of hundreds, largely in China.
“I’ll diligently wash my palms from now on and take part in this circulate to defeat coronavirus,” he acknowledged. As of Sunday, South Korea had 29 confirmed cases of the unique virus, which the World Successfully being Organization has named COVID-19, relating to its foundation unhurried final year and the coronavirus that causes it.
“Parasite” became as soon as the first non-English-language movie to evaluate Only Picture in the 92-year ancient previous of the Academy Awards, and is the first South Korean movie to ever judge an Oscar, elegant moviemakers and followers spherical the arena.
Bong plans to protect a files conference with the staff and forged of “Parasite” on Wednesday in Seoul.