'Parasite' Voted Best Picture by Toronto Film Critics Association

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Bong Joon Ho was also named best director and his Korean comedy was tapped as best foreign film.

Bong Joon Ho's Parasite has been named best picture of the year by the Toronto Film Critics Association.

The runner-ups were Netflix's The Irishman and Marriage Story.

Voting took place Sunday, during which Bong was also tapped as best director, while his Korean comedy about a poor family that scams a rich one earned best foreign film honors.

Elsewhere, the TFCA chose Adam Driver as best actor and Laura Dern as best supporting actress for their roles in Noah Baumbach's Marriage Story. Lupita Nyong’o was tapped as best actress for her performance in Jordan Peele’s horror film Us, and Brad Pitt was named best supporting actor for his work in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman won in the best screenplay category.