Oscar: South Korea’s ‘Parasite’ Wins Best International Feature Film

 Oscar: South Korea’s ‘Parasite’ Wins Best International Feature Film

On Sunday, the South Korean dark comedy “Parasite” took home the Oscar for best international feature film, a category that until this year known as Best Foreign Language Film.

The writer and director, Bong Joon-ho who bested a field that included Pedro Almodovar’s “Pain and Glory” and Ladj Ly’s “Les Miserables,  stated on Sunday, February 9, 2020 that he applauded and supported the new direction that this change symbolizes.  

The film, about a poor South Korean family infiltrating a wealthy household, is expected to battle 1917, Sam Mendes’s innovative and personal World War I movie, for the night’s top prize, best picture.

Funbi Bello

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