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It’s the first non-English-language feature to win Best Picture at the Oscars, with many critics saying the success of “Parasite” signals a wind of change in the industry. Our film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us about the South Korean film’s rise and rise since its Palme d’Or win at last year’s Cannes Film Festival. We also look at some of the other highlights of the 92nd Academy Awards, including Joaquin Phoenix’s impassioned speech when receiving his Best Actor award, Brad Pitt’s nod for Best Supporting Actor and Renée Zellweger’s turn as Judy Garland, which won her Best Actress.
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France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.