‘Parasite’ makes Hollywood history: Bong Joon Ho’s film picks up Best Picture Oscar

About This Source - FRANCE 24 English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from France 24. France 24 is a French state-owned international news television network based in Paris.

Recent from FRANCE 24 English:

  • Chelsea knock out Madrid, setting up Champions League final against Man City
  • Scottish independence debate looms large as UK votes in local, regional elections
  • UK sends Navy ships to Jersey as post-Brexit fishing dispute deepens
  • 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.

    Subscribe to France 24 now:
    http://f24.my/youtubeEN

    FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7
    http://f24.my/YTliveEN

    Visit our website:
    http://www.france24.com

    Subscribe to our YouTube channel:
    http://f24.my/youtubeEN

    Like us on Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English

    Follow us on Twitter:
    https://twitter.com/France24_en

    In This Story: Academy Awards

    The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry. It is regarded as the most famous and prestigious awards in the entertainment industry.

    4 Recent Items: Academy Awards

  • Facebook Board to Decide Whether to Reinstate Trump on Wednesday
  • Facebook to Announce Whether It Will Reinstate Trump’s Account on Wednesday
  • Biden’s Address to Congress, Oscars’ Record-Low Ratings: This Week’s News | The Tonight Show
  • Planet Normal: Janet Daley on Biden’s 100 days and her own journey from Left to Right | Podcast
  • In This Story: Cannes Film Festival

    The Cannes Festival, until 2003 called the International Film Festival and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from all around the world.

    5 Recent Items: Cannes Film Festival

  • Aïssa Maïga: Calling out racism in France’s film industry
  • Coronavirus pandemic: Cannes Film Festival postponed to July
  • Cannes Film Festival kicks off with virus top of mind
  • Scaled-down cinema gets a second chance in Cannes
  • Scaled-down Cannes Film Festival kicks off amid COVID-19 curbs
  • In This Story: France

    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.

    6 Recent Items: France

  • UK sends Royal Navy to patrol Jersey amid fishing row with France – BBC News live BBC
  • Chelsea knock out Madrid, setting up Champions League final against Man City
  • Scottish independence debate looms large as UK votes in local, regional elections
  • UK sends Navy ships to Jersey as post-Brexit fishing dispute deepens
  • UK sends navy patrol boats to Jersey in Brexit fishing row with France – BBC News
  • PM deploys ships to Jersey over fishing row with France
  • Leave a Comment