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Parasite (2019) Sweeps the Oscars
Feb 11, 2020 at 09:56 PM
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The Quick Facts

  • On Sunday, South Korean dark comedy thriller Parasite (2019) won four awards at the 92nd Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best International Feature Film.
  • In a landmark moment, it became the first non-English language film to win Best Picture.
  • Director Bong Joon-Ho expressed his disbelief on the podium, and vowed to "drink until the morning" in celebration of this historic achievement.

Food For Thought

Will these accolades set a precedent for more non-English language films to win big at the Oscars?

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