Bong Joon-ho collects his Palme d'Or, the top prize, at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival for his film Parasite. Photo: Reuters

Cannes 2019: South Korea’s Bong Joon-ho leads festival winners as he takes Palme d’Or for savage satire Parasite

  • Bong, 49, becomes the first Korean to ever win the top award at the world’s biggest film festival, with his satire on the wealth gap in South Korea
  • Other winners include Belgium’s Dardenne brothers, France’s Mati Diop, and actors Antonio Banderas and Emily Beecham
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Bong Joon-ho collects his Palme d'Or, the top prize, at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival for his film Parasite. Photo: Reuters
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