By Creative Media TimesIt 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:
Parasite – Bong Joon-ho
Best International Feature
Parasite – South Korea
Renee Zellweger – Judy
Joaquin Phoenix – Joker
Best Supporting Actress
Laura Dern – Marriage Story
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood