“The Parasite” with fire Korean bubble noodles, cheap beer: cause international sensation

At the 92nd Academy Awards, South Korean director Jun-hyun’s “The Parasite” was the big winner, winning four major awards for best picture, best director, best international film and best original screenplay. “The Parasite” is the first non-English dialogue film to win the best picture, the first best film dominated by Asian actors, and the first time a South Korean director has picked up the best film, even South Korean President Moon Jae-in congratulated the film.


The fried sauce, translated into the English subtitles of “The Parasite” as ram-don, is a blend of farm heart, fast-food black bean noodles and Korean u-winter noodles. Director Feng Junhui said the scene showed that even children from wealthy families like to eat fast food.

It is reported that this bubble is owned by the brand of nongxin, recent sales increased by nearly 30 million U.S. dollars compared to the same period last year. The company also posted a video on YouTube of how to make sina noodles in 11 languages, including English, Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese.

On February 10th, the official weibo of the Aichi Films announced that films such as “King of the Speedcar,” “Marriage Story,” “Little Woman,” “Once Upon a Time In Hollywood,” “JoJo’s Whey World” and “The Parasite” were about to hit the line.