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Oscars’ Best International Film category has complicated history and remains contentious

BACK IN 2019, when Vulture asked Bong Joon-Ho how he felt about the fact that South Korea has never won an Oscar before, he shrugged and called the Oscars, “very local.” His film, “Parasite,” went on to win four Academy Awards in 2020. Despite this plethora of wins, Bong’s observation is backed up by data. The Oscars […]