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10 Feb 2020

Parasite becomes first foreign-language film to win Oscar for best picture

The South Korean movie Parasite made Oscars history last night – as it became the first non-English language film to win the Academy Award for best picture.

Bong Joon Ho’s comic thriller also picked up three other major awards – beating off strong competition.

But once again political messages – in particular about diversity – were never far from the ceremony.