Just how did Bong Joon-ho and the Parasite team walk away with Best Picture, Best Director, Best International Feature Film and Best Original Screenplay at the 92nd Academy Awards in 2020?


Re-live the Parasite awards journey all over again as we chronicle the Korean film’s historic heist.


English language captions available.



Editing: Hieu Chau


Films Used:


  • Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000)
  • Memories of Murder (2003)
  • The Host (2006) Mother (2009)
  • Snowpiercer (2013)
  • Okja (2017)
  • Parasite (2019)


Music Used:

Zappaguri – Jung Jaeil


Additional Video:

  • Bong Joon Ho wins Best Director (Oscars, YouTube)
  • “Parasite” wins Best Original Screenplay (Oscars, YouTube)
  • “Parasite” wins Best Picture (Oscars, YouTube)
  • “Parasite” wins Best International Feature Film (Oscars, YouTube)
  • ‘기생충’ 제작기 영상 (CJ Entertainment Official, YouTube)
  • La Palme d’Or est attribuée à Parasite de Bong Joon-Ho – Cannes 2019 (CANAL+ Cinéma, YouTube)
  • Parasite Wins Original Screenplay | EE BAFTA Film Awards 2020 (BAFTA, YouTube)
  • Parasite wins the 2020 Writers Guild Award for Original Screenplay (WGA West, YouTube)
  • The 3rd Annual Hollywood Critics Association Award Ceremony Sizzle Reel (Hollywood Critics Association, YouTube)
  • Bong Joon-ho’s film ‘Parasite’ wins Palme d’Or at Cannes (Korea Now, YouTube)
  • Okja | Featurette: Production Diary | Netflix (Netflix, YouTube)
  • SNOWPIERCER – Tilda Swinton & The Making of Minister Mason (RADiUS, YouTube)
  • Mother (2009) – Making Documentary (Kim Hye-ja, Won Bin) (randomStuff, YouTube)
  • Masterclass: Bong Joon Ho | IFFR 2020 (International Film Festival Rotterdam, YouTube)
  • Parasite’s Park So-dam Sings Karaoke (W Magazine, YouTube)
  • Bong Joon Ho Talks Parasite and That Eight-Minute Standing Ovation at Cannes (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, YouTube)
  • ‘Parasite’ Cast Shows Major Love for Brad Pitt & Quentin Tarantino After SAG Win (extratv, YouTube)
  • ‘Parasite’ director and cast walk Cannes red carpet (AFP News Agency)
  • Parasite | Learn the Jessica Jingle with Park So Dam (NEON, YouTube)
  • ‘Parasite’ Director Bong Joon-ho Breaks Down the Opening Scene (Vanity Fair, YouTube)
  • Parasite | Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language – 2020 Golden Globes (NBC, YouTube)
  • Parasite team react to Academy Award nominations announcements (NEON, Twitter)
  • Bong Joon-ho and Cast of ‘Parasite’ arrive at 2020 Oscars (WMTV, YouTube)
  • Cast of Parasite: Red Carpet Interview | 26th Annual SAG Awards (TNT, YouTube)
  • Ben Mulroney impresses Bong Joon Ho with his Korean (etalk, YouTube)
  • Bong Joon Ho and the Cast of ‘Parasite’ – Full Backstage Speech at the Golden Globes 2020 (Variety)
  • PARASITE (South Korea) wins Best International Film at the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards (Film Independent, YouTube)
  • FERNTV @TIFF 2019 Red Carpet coverage of Parasite (FERNTV, YouTube)
  • Song Kang-Ho accepts LA Film Critics Association Award (@jenyamato, Twitter)
  • 2020 Golden Globes Official Aftershow with Winner Bong Joon Ho (The Hollywood Reporter, YouTube)
  • Choi Woo-shik celebrates Parasite’s Oscar victories (@dntlrdl, Instagram)
  • Parasite cast in slow-mo on Oscars red carpet (@enews, Twitter)