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'Parasite' is the first non-English language film to win Best Picture at the Oscars

Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won proudly display their Oscar statues for their film "Parasite". Image: VIA REUTERS

Sangmi Cha

Reporter, Reuters

Hyonhee Shin

Journalist, Reuters


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People watch a TV broadcast reporting on Bon Joon-ho's big success. Image: REUTERS/Heo Ran
People look engrossed upon a broadcast reporting on Bong Joon-ho's success. Image: REUTERS/Heo Ran
Noah Baumbach congratulating Bong Joon Ho for his Best Foreign Language Film win. Image: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
A man watches a broadcast celebrating Bong Joon-ho success. Image: REUTERS/Heo Ran
Bong Joon-ho accepting his award for Best Foreign Language Film. Image: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
A man watches a TV broadcasting a news report on the South Korean director. Image: REUTERS/Heo Ran

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