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South Korea's 'Parasite' makes Oscar history with best picture win

Bong Joon Ho wins best director for biting social satire

Bong Joon-ho wins the Oscar for Best Picture for "Parasite" at the 92nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles on Feb. 9.   © Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -- South Korean social satire "Parasite" won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, making history as the first film not in the English language to win the movie industry's highest honor.

"Parasite," about the gap between rich and poor in modern Seoul, won a total of four Oscars, including best director and screenplay for Bong Joon Ho and best international feature.

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