Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite had a complete victory at Oscar 2020. Overcoming strong candidates such as 1917 or Joker, Parasite won four Oscars, including the most important category. This is the first non-English work to win the Best Picture at the Oscars (USA) and the second work to win the Palme d’Or at Cannes (France).
Today, the world is focusing the attention on the 92nd Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California as usual. Here are not only Hollywood celebrities who are waiting for the golden statue to call the names of new owners, but also a lot of top talented figures from many parts of the world.
Parasite made history by winning Best Picture at Oscar 2020. For the first time in history, a non-English-speaking film took the throne at the Oscars. Not only that, the film also won the Original Screenplay, Directing and International Feature Film Award.
Best Picture, Directing and Original Screenplay are considered the 3 most important awards in the Oscar system. The fact that Parasite won all three awards also means making a hat-trick at this year’s awards ceremony. The auditorium stood up and clapped repeatedly when the crew spoke and received the award. Many people, including veteran actor Tom Hanks – chanted “Bong, Bong” when the director stood aside, giving his associates a speech.
Parasite has received 6 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Original Screenplay, Directing, Best Film Editing, Best Production Design and International Featured Film. The film won 4/6 nominations. Unfortunately, Parasite could not receive any acting nominations.
If the film is nominated for an additional Best Actor / Male category, Parasite could get closer to the prestigious Big5 title. Anyway, the Big3 title at the Oscars also helped Parasite to ascend to the throne in Asia.
Currently, Parasite has received nearly 200 awards, big and small, including the Palme d’Or at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, Best Actor at SAG Awards, 1 Golden Globe Award, 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Awards, etc. After today, the film added 4 Oscars to its prestigious award collection.