Parasite Photo: © 2019 CJ ENM Corporation, Barunson E&A
The film, which tells the story of a cash-strapped family who inveigle their to the lives of a wealthy clan, was named Best Picture, as well as picking up the awards for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Film Not in the English Language and a special gong for production design.
It marked the second year that a non-English language film took the top prize, after Roma won last year.
The acting awards went to Lupita Nyong'o for Jordan Peele's horror film Us and Adam Driver for his performance as a husband going through divorce in Marriage Story. Brad Pitt took home the Best Supporting Actor accolade for Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood and the Best Supporting Actor award went to Jennifer Lopez for Hustlers.
Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, which received the most nominations, won the Best Adapted Screenplay award for Steven Zaillian.
Josh Cooley’s Toy Story 4 was named Best Animated Feature and Todd Douglas Miller’s Apollo 11 won Best Documentary.
The OFCS, which represents 284 film critics from around the world, also chose to honour the Agência Nacional de Cinema (the National Cinema Agency of Brazil) for their work supporting art against attacks from their fascist government.
The full list of winners is below:
Best Picture - Parasite
Best Animated Feature - Toy Story 4
Best Director - Bong Joon-ho – Parasite
Best Actor - Adam Driver – Marriage Story
Best Actress - Lupita Nyong’o – Us
Best Supporting Actor - Brad Pitt – Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood
Best Supporting Actress - Jennifer Lopez – Hustlers
Best Original Screenplay - Parasite – Bong Joon-ho, Han Jin-won
Best Adapted Screenplay - Steven Zaillian – The Irishman
Best Editing - Parasite – Jinmo Yang
Best Cinematography - 1917 – Roger Deakins
Best Original Score - Us – Michael Abels
Best Debut Feature - Olivia Wilde – Booksmart
Best Film Not in the English Language - Parasite
Best Documentary -Apollo 11
Technical Achievement Awards
- Ad Astra – Best Visual Effects John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum – Best Stunt Coordination Knives Out – Best Acting Ensemble 1917 – Best Production Design Parasite – Best Production Design
Lifetime Achievement Awards
- Julie Andrews
- Olivia de Havilland
- Roger Corman
- Martin Scorsese
- John Waters
Special Achievement Awards
Agencia Nacional de Cinema (Brazil) for supporting art against the attacks from a fascist government.
The society also recognises ten films each year that have not yet been released in the United States and those that were released on digital platforms but not afforded theatrical distribution.
A Good Woman Is Hard To Find (UK)
A Rainy Day In New York (USA)
The Truth (France, Japan)
Vitalina Varela (Portugal)
The Whistlers (A European co-production)
Zombi Child (France)
Between Two Ferns: The Movie
The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé
Horror Noire: A History Of Black Horror
One Cut of the Dead
See You Yesterday