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On September 9, 2020, the 92 Oscar ceremony was held in Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, USA. Different from the past, this year a new movie surprised the audience a lot. Listen to the audio to learn more.
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The 92nd Oscars were held on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Dolby® Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and were _________(1 word missing) live on ABC and in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
Parasite is the film that took home the most awards at the Oscars 2020, winning four Academy Awards at tonight’s Oscars including Best Picture, Directing, International Feature Film and Writing (Original Screenplay). Not only that, but it also became the first non-English language film in Oscar history to win the award for Best Picture. Writer, Director and Producer Bong Joon Ho won all three of the categories for which he was nominated, now with three Oscar wins to match his three __________(1 word missing). Parasite was also the first film from South Korea to be nominated for International Feature Film or the category’s previous name, Foreign Language Film.
Throughout the night, Bong Joon Ho ___________ (1 word missing) paid tribute to his fellow nominees, with perhaps none more touching than his admission that he studied filmmaking by looking to the works of his fellow Directing nominee, Martin Scorsese, leading to a standing ovation for the legendary director.
In PARASITE, greed, class discrimination and a mysterious interloper threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan.
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