Donald Trump Attacks Oscars For Giving Best Picture To "Parasite"

The distributor of & # 39 Parasite & # 39 Trump responds wildly to criticizing his Oscar win & # 39 Can't read & # 39

The distributor of & # 39 Parasite & # 39 Trump responds wildly to criticizing his Oscar win & # 39 Can't read & # 39

President Donald Trump on Thursday (Feb 20) ridiculed the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film Parasite, telling a campaign rally he wished for the return of Hollywood classics like 1939's Gone with the Wind. "Did you see it?" he asked the crowd.

Imitating an Academy Awards presenter, he said: "And the victor is a movie from South Korea". "What the hell was that all about?"

But, Trump's directing most of his frustration towards South Korea, ripping the Asian nation for giving the USA problems with trade and wondering why "Parasite" became the first foreign-language film to win Best Picture. That was the best picture victor in 1940, 80 years ago. Was it good? I don't know.

The Gone With the Wind reference drew scattered applause from the audience. "Let's get "Gone With the Wind.' Can we get 'Gone With the Wind" back, please?" Sunset Boulevard? So many great movies. The victor is from South Korea.

It also won three other Oscars - best director and original screenplay for Bong Joon Ho and best global feature film. Best foreign movie. No, it was - this has never happened before.

NEON blows Trump back for criticizing the Oscar's victory & # 39 Parasite & # 39

To answer his question, no, it didn't; that's kind of the point.

Parasite actually made history as the first foreign-language film to ever win Best Picture at the Oscars. Many took the film's Oscar success as a testament to the universal, barrier-crossing power of cinema and to an increasingly globalized film community.

Then Trump pretended to be an Oscar presenter.

Neon, the distributor of Parasite, tweeted out a reaction to Trump's criticism: "Understandable, he can't read".

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