Why Parasite Won Oscar for Best Picture?

February 14, 2020

Parasite made history by winning Oscar for best picture, but how and why?

The South Korean film directed by Bong Joon-ho, Parasite has won the Academy awards for the best film, and it came as a big surprise to many. The viewers and industry giants were defining the 92nd Academy awards by the inclusion of safe choices, and only a few were ready for such a big surprise. The South Korean film not only made into for best picture but also Bong Joon-ho got the award for best director. The inclusion of some big names in the category of the best director made the competition fierce. Still, finally, Bong Joon-ho appeared as the winner, and Twitter almost broke with the appreciation of messages and applauses.

It was no way easy for Parasite to emerge as the winner in the category of the best picture as the group was fully packed with many great movies and unique stories.  The nominations included the biting satirical drama Parasite, world war one epic 1917, a feel-good film delivering a powerful message Jojo Rabbit, Joker showing nihilist approach to life and reinventing of a classic by Greta Gerwig in Little Women. Some other movies included in the nominations for best picture include Ford v Ferrari, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and The Irishman. The fans and the experts were expecting that the winner could be from the list of above nine films, but the ultimate winner is genuinely deserving and delighted everyone. When most of the experts had already locked the world war one epic 1917 for best picture, then the announcement of Parasite by Oscars came an as big surprise to everyone.

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