U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ridiculed the historic greatest-photograph Oscar win for South Korean film Parasite, telling a Colorado marketing campaign rally he wished for the return of Hollywood classics like 1939’s Gone with the Wind.
Previously this month, Parasite became the first non-English-language film to consider Hollywood’s prime prize. A dim social satire about the hole between rich and poor in present day Seoul, the film follows an unemployed relatives who comically infiltrates a rich relatives before things unravel violently and tragically.
Parasite also won a few other Oscars: greatest director for Bong Joon Ho, original screenplay (shared between Bong and co-writer Han Jin Gained) and greatest intercontinental function film.
“How bad were being the Academy Awards this calendar year?” Trump declared at the rally in Colorado Springs on Thursday.
“And the winner is a film from South Korea,” he went on, imitating an Academy Awards