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“Parasite” did it! Becomes first movie to bag both the International Film and Best Picture Awards as Oscars 2020

Parasite, the South Korean film has created history at this year’s Academy Awards, becoming the first movie ever to win both the best picture and best international film at the Oscars.

Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” took home won four Oscars Sunday night, including awards for best international feature film, best original screenplay, best directing, and best picture.

While accepting the best picture award, producer Kwak Sin-ae on stage said that “I’m speechless. We never imagined this to happen. We are so happy”.

“I feel like a very opportune moment in history is happening right now,” she added. “I express my deepest gratitude and respect for all the members of the Academy for making this decision.”

“Parasite” has become the 12th film to win Oscar’s top prize with zero actor nominations.

The film has won big by beating “Joker,” “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” “Ford v Ferrari,” “Marriage Story,” “Little Women,” “Jojo Rabbit,” and front-runner “1917” to win the best picture at the 92nd Academy Awards.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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