Another milestone for Bong Joon Ho’s film!
Parasite received its first Oscar award for winning the Best Screenplay among its Hollywood film competitors.
This will be the first non-English movie winning the said award since 2002 when the Spanish, Talk With Her won the said award.
Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite will be the first Korean movie to have won the prestigious academy award prize.
"I thank all the actors who are here with me today for bringing this film to life." #Parasite's Bong Joon Ho thanks his wife and his stars while accepting the award for best original screenplay https://t.co/CgY7R2NczC #Oscars pic.twitter.com/j40bdd2dmv— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) February 10, 2020
Parasite is currently nominated in other four categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Editing and Best Production Design.
The movie starred Choi Woo Shik, Park So Dam, Kang Ho Song and Cho Yeo Jeong.
Parasite concludes the 92nd Academy Awards for winning Best Picture!
History has been made. #Parasite has just become the first non-English-language best picture #Oscars winner. Watch the cast and crew receive a standing ovation https://t.co/skqfMYrBWU pic.twitter.com/KyLLjzVPQ1— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) February 10, 2020
Out of their 6 Nominations, Parasite has also won the following awards:
Best International Film
A total of 4 out of 6 awards!
Congratulations to the whole production team and staff!
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