Parasite mania consumed the Oscars this year as Bong Joon-ho’s satirical thriller took home awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best International Feature.
Yet despite the undeniable sweep, the Academy overlooked individual acting performances from the cast, even after the ensemble earned trophies from the SAG Awards and actresses Lee Jeong-Eun and Cho Yeo-Jeong won acting awards in South Korea’s equivalent of the Oscars. The stars of this chilling social commentary deserve their moment in the spotlight just as much as the A-list ensembles from, say, The Irishman or Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood got. I mean, they were on the red carpets (and walking away with statues) at every award show anyway!
Whether you’re watching Parasite for the first time or still reeling over it, here’s a brief guide of its cast.
This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.