|This image released by Neon shows Jo Yeo-jeong in a scene from 'Parasite.' On Monday, Jan. 13, the film was nominated for an Oscar for best picture. AP|
Bong Joon-ho's sensation "Parasite" earned six nominations, including best picture, for the upcoming Academy Awards on Monday, becoming the first South Korean movie to compete at the world's biggest film event.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled its final list of nominations for the 2020 Oscars Awards, to be held on Feb. 9.
"Parasite" was up for best picture, best directing, best original screenplay, best international feature film, production design and film editing.
It is the first time that a South Korean-made film made it to the final nominees list of the Academy Awards. (Yonhap)