Magazine article Screen International

“A Clear Racist Dog Whistle”: Neon, Curzon Respond after Donald Trump Criticises ‘Parasite’ Oscar Win

Magazine article Screen International

“A Clear Racist Dog Whistle”: Neon, Curzon Respond after Donald Trump Criticises ‘Parasite’ Oscar Win

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”The winner is a movie from South Korea, what the hell was that all about?”

US president Donald Trump criticised the Oscars last night for awarding best picture to Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite.

At a rally in Colorado, Trump said: “How bad were the Academy Awards this year? The winner is a movie from South Korea, what the hell was that all about?”

“We got enough problems with South Korea with trade and on top of it, they give them the best movie of the year.”

Trump said he hadn’t seen the film, adding: “Was it good? I don’t know. I’m looking for, like – can we get like Gone With The Wind back, please? …

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