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Parasite made history not only with this year's Oscar nominations, but with its wins for both best international feature film and best picture, making it the first film in cinema history to prevail in both categories and the first foreign-language film to be named best picture.
Bong Joon Ho's pic about class inequality and an opportunistic family was the first South Korean film ever to be nominated for best picture. It also won best original screenplay and director honors (as well as the Film Independent Spirit Award for best international feature the day before the Oscars).
The story follows Kim Ki-woo (Choi Woo-sik), who lives in a basement-level apartment with his parents and younger sister. They struggle to make ends meet and do odd jobs to survive. When his friend offers him a position to become a tutor for a wealthy family known as the Kims, he sees an opportunity to employ the rest of his family. However, their plans of infiltrating the Kims' lives are interrupted by an unexpected incident that causes turmoil for both families.
From the making of the sets to a future HBO series, here are 10 things to know about the creation and behind-the-scenes goings-on of Parasite.
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