The South Korean drama was the first non-English language picture to win the Oscar in the main category. The film also won the award for Best Director, best original screenplay, and best International film.
The South Korean film “Parasite” directed by PON Jung-Ho received the Oscar in the category “Best film”, according to the award’s Twitter.
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The film also won the statuette for best original screenplay, best international film, and best Director.
The Parasite is the first non-English language film to win the Oscar. Sam Mendes ‘ “1917”, Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman”, Taika Waititi’s “Jojo Rabbit”, Quentin Tarantino’s “Once upon a time in… Hollywood”, Noah Baumbach’s” Marriage story”, Todd Phillips the “Joker”, James Mangold’s” Ford vs. Ferrari “and Greta Gerwig’s” Little women ” also competed for the title of the best film of the year.
The South Korean drama also claimed awards in the category “Best editing” and “Best work by a production designer”. “Ford vs. Ferrari “and” Once upon a time in… Hollywood “won Oscars in these categories, respectively.