The Korean film “Parasite” won four awards at the 92nd Academy Awards and became the first Korean film to win an Academy Award. This is the first time a non-English language film has won an Academy Award. “Parasite” is a tribute to Korea, and President Lee Jae-In has been honored with several roles in the film’s production. Staff members were invited to the Blue House on February 20.
President Monji Ine said he was proud that Parasite had made history in both the Academy Awards and the Korean film industry. “Oscar is a world-renowned film award. However, we have been criticized for being a local film award, as our director Bon John Ho points out. But with “Parasite” and its director being so unique, it was possible to get rid of the clutter buttons that faced non-English-language films and won Best Director and Best Director awards. It has made us feel more proud. “