Midway through the brilliant and deeply unsettling "Parasite," a destitute man voices empathy for a family that has shown him none. "They re rich but still nice," he says, aglow with good will. His wife has her doubts. "They re nice because they re rich," she counters.. to have no mitochondria. Feb. . Sunday Review PRINT EDITIONBeyond Parasite More South Korean Cinema|, Page AR..Parasite" seemed like a surprise, but look at it from another angle and it for Bong Joon Ho s "Parasite," the first South Korean film to take that prize and has written for the Book Review and The New York Times Magazine..