Oscars’ 2020 Best Picture “Parasite” To Stream On Viu Starting February

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Philippine Viu subscribers can now see the award-winning South Korean film – Parasite!

Beginning February 15, Parasite will be available on Viu. Viewers can now enjoy the stellar film that sweeps major global film awards in 2019 and 2020.


Depicting the story about two families of different social classes, Parasite made its premiere at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Impressing the jury, the film achieved the prestigious Palme d’Or honor.

A sweep of global film awards

It has since made its theater rounds around the globe receiving remarkable recognition at various film festivals held in Locarno, Sydney and Switzerland to name a few. The coveted Best Picture honor at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards was also notched by Parasite.

Raking local and international box office success from regular patrons, the Bong Joon Ho masterpiece was also fawned over by renowned film critics associations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto and San Diego.

Cementing its prominence, Parasite‘s trophy tally has reached 55 awards from 57 film festival prior to its climactic victory at the 92nd Academy Awards.

It bagged the Best Foreign Film at the 2020 Golden Globes. Thereafter, it became the first non-English language movie to win the top honor of outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.


Parasite Made History

Gaining six nominations at the esteemed 92nd Academy Awards, Parasite made history by winning four awards: Best Screenplay, Best International Feature Film, Best Director, and Best Picture.

Philippine fans, better not miss the opportunity to see the acclaimed film. You’re in luck because Viu is bringing Parasite to its Premium Subscribers starting February 15.

About Viu

Viu is the go-to streaming platform for the latest Korean and Asian dramas and variety shows. The Viu app is available on the PlayStore and AppStore.

You can also access it on your browser at If you prefer watching on something bigger than your phone or computer, Viu is also available on select Smart TVs.

You can get your Viu Premium subscription for as low as Php29 for 3 days. Upgrade to Premium through in-app purchase or credit card.

If you prefer charging your subscription to your mobile load, you can upgrade via Globe. For online shoppers, subscriptions are also available on Lazada and Shopee.

In addition, Viu is a leading pan-regional over-the-top (OTT) video streaming service operated by PCCW Media Group.

It is available in 16 markets including Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Myanmar in Asia, the Middle East countries of Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the newly launched South Africa.

PR Source: Viu PH | Source: Korea Herald

Image Credits: Viu PH | CJ ENM

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About PCCW Media

The Media Group of PCCW is a leading, fully integrated multimedia and entertainment group in Hong Kong.

The Media Group operates the leading pay-TV service in Hong Kong under the Now TV brand delivering both self-produced and licensed content to its customers using IPTV technology. Now TV offers more than 160 linear channels and on demand library of local, Asian and international programming.

About PCCW Limited

PCCW Limited (SEHK: 0008) is a global company headquartered in Hong Kong which holds interests in telecommunications, media, IT solutions, property development and investment, and other businesses.

Also, wholly-owned by the Group, PCCW Solutions is a leading information technology outsourcing and business process outsourcing provider in Hong Kong and mainland China.