'Parasite' Makes History With
Oscar Nominations It is the first South Korean film
to compete in the
Academy Award category. The black comedy is also the first flick from the country to receive a nomination for best international film. Bong Joon Ho, who helmed the movie,
is up for best director as well. Bong Joon Ho, via 'Variety' Other Oscar nominations for 'Parasite' include best editing and
original screenplay. Along with a $132 million global intake,
the film has earned universal acclaim
from critics and audiences.