"Parasite" takes top award from the Actors Union

Cast of "Parasite" (from left to right.): Song Kang-ho, Cho Yeo-jeong, director Bong Joon-ho, Lee Jung-eun

Cast of "Parasite" (from left to right.): Song Kang-ho, Cho Yeo-jeong, director Bong Joon-ho, Lee Jung-eun, Choi Woo-shik and Lee Sun-kyun, at the SAG awards in Los Angeles

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"Parasite" shook, this Sunday (19), the award party of the Screen Actors Guild 2020 (SAG), by winning the statuette in the main category of the night

A historic victory that positions this South Korean production favorably in the race for the Oscars.

The film overcame the language barrier and won recognition for the cast's exquisite performance in a film, equivalent to an Oscar for best film.

"I'm a little ashamed for feeling that we are the Hollywood parasites now," joked actor Lee Sun-Kyun.

Director Bong Joon-Ho admitted that "it is true that an impulse is being created" for Oscar.

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