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South Korea Film “Parasite” Wins Best Picture at Oscars

February 10, 2020

South Korean film “Parasite” by director Bong Joon-ho named Best Picture at the 2020 Oscars. This marks the first time that a non-English language film has been awarded the honor.

The film follows the interactions between the poverty stricken Kim family and the well-to-do Park family.

Congratulations to South Korean cinema!


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