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News ID: 45242
Publish Date: 14:30 - 21 February 2020
Tehran 21 February _US President Donald Trump has criticized the Motion Picture Academy for granting the Academy Award, also known as an Oscar, to the South Korean film “Parasite,” saying an American movie should have won Hollywood's biggest annual prize.

Trump slams Oscar win for South Korean film 'Parasite'TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)-Parasite was named best picture, making history by becoming the first non-English-language film to get the top honor.

"How bad was the Academy Awards this year?" Trump said during a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Thursday.

“We’ve got enough problems with South Korea with trade. On top of that, they give them best movie of the year. Was it good? I don’t know,” Trump said.

“Can we get like ‘Gone with the Wind’ back please? ‘Sunset Boulevard,’ so many great movies.”

Neon, the US distributor for the subtitled film, shot back on Twitter: “Understandable. He can’t read.”

The South Korean film tells the story of how a family of four poor, unemployed people living in a slum basement apartment comically infiltrates a wealthy family residing at a luxurious mansion before things unravel violently and tragically.

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