Glory to the holy WiFi! 7 ways ‘Parasite’ made history with its Oscar wins

Glory to the holy WiFi! 7 ways ‘Parasite’ made history with its Oscar wins
Parasite” became the first foreign language film to win Best Picture at the Oscars to go with three other victories for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best International Feature Film. but that’s not the only history it made on Sunday. Here are all the barriers the South Korean hit has broken.

1. First foreign language film to win Best Picture

Roma” came close, but “Parasite” crossed the line. “Parasite” was only the 12th film not in the English language to be nominated for Best Picture and the first from South Korea. Bong Joon Ho and Kwak Sin Ae are the first Asian producers to win Best Picture.

2. First South Korean film to win Best International Feature Film

Hard to believe, but no South Korean film had ever been nominated for Best International Feature Film, fka Best Foreign Language Film, until “Parasite.” And now the country is 1/1 in a category that historically favors European films.
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