Historic win for ‘Parasite’ at The 92nd Oscars

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(Last Updated On: February 12, 2020)

The cast and crew of “Parasite” accept the Oscar® for Best Picture during the live ABC Telecast of The 92nd Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA on Sunday, February 9, 2020. | credit: Blaine Ohigashi / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Parasite left its mark on history as the first Foreign-Language film to garner an Oscar in the history of the Academy. The film racked up awards throughout the night in multiple categories, including, Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best International Film.

Producers Kwak Sin Ae and Bong Joon Ho accepted the Oscar for the film in the Best Picture category; Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won for Best Original Screenplay; Bong Joon Ho for Best Director, and, South Korea for Best International Film.

The film follows the members of a poor family who scheme to become employed by a wealthy family by infiltrating their household and posing as unrelated, highly qualified individuals. It is a story of greed and class discrimination as a mysterious interloper threatens the newly-formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan.

The film was nominated in the Best Picture category along with:

1917
Ford v Ferrari
Joker
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
The Irishman
Little Women
Jojo Rabbit
Marriage Story.

The awards show took place at Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center on Sunday, February 9, 2020.

Historic win for ‘Parasite’ at The 92nd Oscars