UNITED STATES – The Oscars 2020 deeply disappointed Donald Trump. In the middle of a meeting in Colorado on Thursday, February 20, the president suddenly attacked the film “Parasite”, the big winner of the ceremony.
The real estate tycoon had no complaints about the quality of the film itself, he has not seen it. No, Donald Trump's problem is that the feature is foreign.
“And the Oscar goes to … a film from South Korea. No, but what the hell is that? as you can see below.
“Do we have enough problems like that with South Korea, like trade, and to top it off they give them the Oscar for best film?” Laughed the president.
Before arguing: “Was he good? I do not know…”.
“Could we be brought back‘ Gone with the Wind ’, please? So many great movies … ”, he then asked. “And the winner is from South Korea! I thought it was for best foreign film! No! Has this ever happened? ”Asked a Donald Trump visibly confused by so much audacity.
No, it never happened and that is what made the victory of the excellent Bong Joon-ho film historic at the February 9 ceremony in Los Angeles.
Already awarded the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and a Golden Globe, “Parasite” has become legendary at the Oscars, becoming the first feature film in a foreign language to obtain the prize for “best film”.
The satirical and crazy thriller did not stop there during the evening and won the Oscars for “best international film”, “best original script” and “best director”. Faced with a standing ovation and to the applause of the professionals of the cinema who, them, seemed to have seen the film.
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