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'Parasite' has made history as the first foreign film to win a Best Picture Oscar, as well as the best international film and original screenplay categories.

The South Korean satire from Bong Joon-ho, who won Best Director, also won the Palme d'Or at Cannes. It is the first time a film has achieved both honours in 65 years, the last one being Delbert Mann's 1955 romantic drama 'Marty'.

Only 10 foreign-language films have previously been nominated for best picture.

The win was a surprise in an otherwise predictable ceremony, and may mark a shift in the academy's approach following debate over the awards' inclusiveness in recent years.