Curzon CEO Philip Knatchbull talks ‘Parasite’ UK release strategy (exclusive)

Published on Feb 14, 2020

Curzon boss discusses Studiocanal partnership, breaking from day-and-date release strategy and what it might mean for the future.

Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite looks set to break records for UK distribution and exhibition outfit Curzon after becoming the first non-English language film to win best picture at the Oscars.

But Curzon CEO Philip Knatchbull has told Screen he “never dreamt” the South Korean drama would become such a breakout hit when the company first acquired UK and Ireland rights at Cannes last year, where the film won the Palme d’Or.

Nine months, two Baftas and four Oscars later, the

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