Seoul (AFP) – South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho has been on quite a wild ride this awards season. That trip reached its climax Sunday when he made history with “Parasite,” the first non-English-language film ever to win a best picture Oscar. The film, a vicious satire about the widening gap between rich and poor, took home four Academy Awards — for best picture, best director, best original screenplay and best international feature after winning the Palme d’Or at Cannes, a Golden Globe and two Baftas.”We never write to represent our countries,” said the 50-year-old Bong. “But this is (the) ve…

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