2020 Oscars: “Parasite” Wins Best Picture

By Creative Media Times

Still from “Parasite”
CJ Entertainment

It was a big night on Sunday for South Korean dark comedy thriller film “Parasite”, winning an unprecedented Best Picture and Best Original Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards held last night. The film mades history by being the first film to receive both accolades at the Oscars.

The film, which tells the story of an impoverished family who infiltrate the home of a wealthy family, also won best director for Bong Joon-ho, who also won best original screenplay with co-writer Han Jin Won.

Sam Mendes’s war film “1917”, which many predicted to win win top awards after its wins at the Baftas, Golden Globes and the Producers Guild Awards, won for its visual effects, sound mixing and cinematography.

Joker, which received the most nominations with 11, won two, including an expected Best Lead Actor for Joaquin Phoenix and Best Original Score for Hildur Guðnadóttir.

The Academy Awards ceremony was once again conducted without a host. It was held at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

Here at the complete list of winners:

Best Picture

Best Director
Parasite – Bong Joon-ho

Best International Feature
Parasite – South Korea

Best Actress
Renee Zellweger – Judy

Best Actor
Joaquin Phoenix – Joker

Best Supporting Actress
Laura Dern – Marriage Story

Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Best Cinematography
1917 – Roger Deakins

Best Film Editing
Ford v Ferrari – Michael McCusker & Andrew Buckland

Best Original Screenplay
Parasite – Bong Joon Ho & Han Jin Won

Best Adapted Screenplay
Jojo Rabbit – Taika Waititi

Best Original Score
Joker – Hildur Guðnadóttir

Best Animated Feature
Toy Story 4

Best Documentary Feature
American Factory

Best Production Design
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood – Barbara Ling & Nancy Haigh

Best Costume Design
Little Women – Jacqueline Durran

Best Sound Editing
Ford v Ferrari – Donald Sylvester

Best Sound Mixing
1917 – Mark Taylor & Stuart Wilson

Best Visual Effects
1917 – Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler & Dominic Tuohy

Best Make-up and Hairstyling
Bombshell – Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan & Vivian Baker

Best Original Song
(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again – Rocketman (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)

Best Documentary Short
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)

Best Animated Short
Hair Love

Best Live Action Short
The Neighbors’ Window