92nd Academy Awards winners: 'Parasite' becomes 1st foreign film to win Best Picture

As expected, Joaquin Phoenix, Renée Zellweger, Brad Pitt and Laura Dern won the acting trophies at the 92nd Academy Awards. In a history-making moment, "Parasite" became the first foreign language film to win Best Picture. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Subtitle this: “Parasite” is the first non-English language film to win Best Picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards.

Bong Joon Ho’s masterfully devious class satire took Hollywood’s top prize at the Oscars on Sunday night, along with awards for Best Director, Best International film and Best Original Screenplay. In a year dominated by period epics — “1917,” “Once Upon a Time ... In Hollywood,” “The Irishman” — the film academy instead went overseas, to South Korea, to reward a contemporary and unsettling portrait of social inequality in “Parasite.”

True to its name, “Parasite” simply got under the skin of Oscar voters, attaching itself to the American awards season and, ultimately, to history. The win was a watershed moment for the Academy Awards, which has long been content to relegate international films to their own category.

Multiple standing ovations greeted Bong's several wins. “I am ready to drink tonight,” Bong said, prompting roars from the crowd. Unexpectedly called up again for Best Director, Bong saluted his fellow nominees, particularly Martin Scorsese, and concluded: “Now I'm ready to drink until tomorrow.”

As expected, Joaquin Phoenix, Renée Zellweger, Brad Pitt and Laura Dern took home the acting trophies.

"The Irishman," nominated for 10 awards, was the only Best Picture nominee that didn't win an award.

In the end, "Parasite" won four awards, "1917" won three and "Ford v Ferrari," "Joker" and "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" each won two.

See the full list of winners below.

Best Picture

  • “1917”
  • “Ford v Ferrari”
  • “The Irishman”
  • “Jojo Rabbit”
  • “Joker”
  • “Little Women”
  • “Marriage Story”
  • “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood”
  • “Parasite”

Best Director

  • Bong Joon-ho - “Parasite”
  • Sam Mendes - “1917”
  • Todd Phillips - "Joker"
  • Martin Scorsese - “The Irishman”
  • Quentin Tarantino - “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood”

Best Actor

  • Antonio Banderas - "Pain and Glory"
  • Leonardo DiCaprio - “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood”
  • Adam Driver - “Marriage Story”
  • Joaquin Phoenix - “Joker”
  • Jonathan Pryce - "The Two Popes"

Best Actress

  • Cynthia Erivo - “Harriet”
  • Scarlett Johansson - “Marriage Story”
  • Saoirse Ronan - "Little Women"
  • Charlize Theron - “Bombshell”
  • Renée Zellweger - “Judy”

Best Supporting Actor

  • Tom Hanks - “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
  • Anthony Hopkins - "The Two Popes"
  • Al Pacino - “The Irishman”
  • Joe Pesci - “The Irishman”
  • Brad Pitt - “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood”

Best Supporting Actress

  • Kathy Bates - "Richard Jewell"
  • Laura Dern - “Marriage Story”
  • Scarlett Johansson - “Jojo Rabbit”
  • Florence Pugh - "Little Women"
  • Margot Robbie - “Bombshell”

Best Original Screenplay

  • “1917” - Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns
  • “Knives Out” - Rian Johnson
  • “Marriage Story” - Noah Baumbach
  • “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood” - Quentin Tarantino
  • “Parasite” - Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • “The Irishman” - Steven Zaillian
  • “Jojo Rabbit” - Taika Waititi
  • “Joker” - Todd Phillips and Scott Silver
  • “Little Women” - Greta Gerwig
  • “The Two Popes” - Anthony McCarten

Best International Feature Film

  • “Corpus Christi”
  • "Honeyland"
  • “Les Misérables”
  • “Pain and Glory”
  • “Parasite”

Best Animated Feature Film

  • “How to Train Your Dragon: The Missing World”
  • “I Lost My Body”
  • "Klaus"
  • “Missing Link”
  • “Toy Story 4”

Best Animated Short Film

  • "Dcera (Daughter)"
  • “Hair Love”
  • “Kitbull”
  • "Memorable"
  • “Sister”

Best Documentary — Feature

  • “American Factory”
  • "The Cave"
  • "The Edge of Democracy"
  • “For Sama”
  • “Honeyland”

Best Documentary — Short Subject

  • “In the Absence”
  • “Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)”
  • "Life Overtakes Me"
  • “St. Louis Superman”
  • “Walk Run Cha-Cha”

Best Live Action Short Film

  • “Brotherhood”
  • “Nefta Football Club"
  • “The Neighbors’ Window”
  • “Saria"
  • "A Sister”

Best Film Editing

  • “Ford v Ferrari”
  • “The Irishman”
  • "Jojo Rabbit"
  • “Joker”
  • “Parasite”

Best Production Design

  • “1917”
  • “The Irishman”
  • “Jojo Rabbit”
  • “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood”
  • “Parasite”

Best Cinematography

  • “1917”
  • “The Irishman”
  • “Joker”
  • "The Lighthouse"
  • “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood”

Best Costume Design

  • “The Irishman"
  • "Jojo Rabbit"
  • "Joker"
  • “Little Women”
  • “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood”

Best Makeup & Hairstyling

  • "1917"
  • “Bombshell”
  • “Joker”
  • "Judy"
  • “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”

Best Sound Editing

  • “1917”
  • “Ford v Ferrari”
  • “Joker”
  • “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood”
  • “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”

Best Sound Mixing

  • “1917”
  • "Ad Astra"
  • “Ford v Ferrari”
  • “Joker”
  • "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood”

Best Visual Effects

  • “1917”
  • “Avengers: Endgame”
  • “The Irishman”
  • “The Lion King”
  • “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”

Best Original Score

  • “1917” - Thomas Newman
  • “Joker” - Hildur Guðnadóttir
  • “Little Women” - Alexandre Desplat
  • “Marriage Story” - Randy Newman
  • “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” - John Williams

Best Original Song

  • “I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away" - “Toy Story 4”
  • “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” - “Rocketman”
  • "I'm Standing with You" - "Breakthrough"
  • “Into the Unknown” - “Frozen II”
  • “Stand Up” - “Harriet”
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