Parasite press conference - Seoul, Korea - (Front L-R) South Korean actors Lee Sun-gyun, Jang Hye-jin, Park So-dam, producer Kwak Sin-ae, South Korean actors Cho Yeo-jeong, Lee Jung-eun, Park Myung-hoon, (Back L-R) Editorial director Yang Jin-mo, South Korean actor Song Kang-ho, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, screenwriter Han Jin-won, Art director Lee Ha-jun -- Parasite is the first foreign-language movie to win an Academy Award for Best Picture.

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In most regards, the 2020 Oscars are already a disappointment.

In a year full of cinematic diversity, from Lulu Wang's brilliant The Farewell and Greta Gerwig's revitalization of Little Women to Lupita Nyong'o's haunting turn in Us, the major category Oscar nominations are all too blatantly white and male.

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