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Entertainment 'Parasite' Makes History With First South Korea Spirit Award Win

10:55  09 february  2020
10:55  09 february  2020 Source:   hollywoodreporter.com

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" Parasite " began its awards run by making history at Cannes, and now it will finish it by making South Korea had failed to receive an Oscar nomination for 91 years, but that has all changed with There’s a lot of Korean talent that could win the Palme. I would like to do more retrospectives around

Parasite ( Korean : 기생충; RR: Gisaengchung) is a 2019 South Korean black comedy thriller film It won the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, becoming the first Korean film to receive the It was released in South Korea by CJ Entertainment on 30 May 2019, and in the rest of the world by

Parasite, Bong Joon Ho’s dark comedy juggernaut, made history at the 2020 Independent Spirit Awards as it took home the ceremony's best international film prize.

Bong Joon-ho wearing glasses

The film, which is up for five Academy Awards including best picture, was the first ever South Korea winner at the annual awards show.  Parasite bested fellow nominees Invisible Life (Brazil), Les Misérables (France), Portrait of a Lady on Fire (France), Retablo (Peru) and The Souvenir (United Kingdom).

Upon receiving his award from Zazie Beetz and Jon M. Chu, Bong reminisced on his history with the awards ceremony.

"Ten years ago, I came here with my previous year Mother, it didn't win but I remember the tent," he said through a translator.I'm so happy to receive the award at a much cooler tent."

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Parasite has already won 150 awards and could become the first non-English film to win 'Best Picture' at the Oscars. Seoul, South Korea - In the world of South Korean entertainment, few things are generating as much buzz and national pride as Parasite .

“ Parasite ” could win best picture. It’s one of the front-runners, thanks in no small part to that SAG ensemble award . So although the actors won ’t be able to collect individual trophies on Sunday, their work could still prove crucial in helping make Oscars history .

The director also took the time to relive one of the first screenings held for Parasite. Following the showing, Bong said that something had distracted him during the screening's Q&A.

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South Korea has selected Palme d'Or winner “ Parasite ” as its entry for the Oscars' newly rebranded International Feature Film award . South Korea has yet to be nominated in the category. It took four movies before Lee Isaac Chung was ready to tell the kind of story first -timers so often rush to

South Korea ’s declaration of independence in 1950 led North Korea , backed by China and the Soviet Union, to invade its neighbor in an effort to regain Kim Young-sam’s successor, Kim Dae-jung (who took office in 1998) would win the Nobel Peace Prize in 2000 for his contributions to democracy in

"I saw a rat running in the background," he said. "It was a very old theater and...thought that it was a symbol of luck."

Parasite is up for the best international film at the 2020 Oscars alongside Ladj Ly’s Les Misérables. Saturday night’s success also marked Bong’s first Spirit Award win. He received a nomination in 2010 for his film Mother but the prize for best foreign film went to Lone Scherfig’s An Education.

Bong's title follows the lower-class Kim family as they gradually invade the domestic lives of the richer Park clan.

The 2019 film has taken home a number of awards from ceremonies including the Golden Globes and BAFTAs. The cast took home the best ensemble prize at the 2020 SAG Awards and made history as the ceremony’s first foreign-language film winner.

The 35th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, hosted by Aubrey Plaza, aired Sunday on IFC from 2 to 4:30p.m. PT.

Bong Joon Ho to publish Parasite storyboards as a graphic novel .
Oscar-winning director Bong Joon Ho is known for his meticulous storyboards; the ones he used for Parasite will soon be published as a book in the United States.It's almost as if Bong wrote and drew his own comic book and then turned it into a movie. The book of Parasite storyboards, already published in South Korea, clocks in at 304 pages depicting every scene in the movie as drawn by Bong himself. It will also include a foreword from Bong about the making of the film and his overall creative process.

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