GISAENGCHUNG (Parasite) directed by BONG Joon-Ho
GISAENGCHUNG (Parasite) directed by BONG Joon-Ho

Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite took the top awards at the Chicago Film Critics Association (CFCA) 2019 annual awards – winning both Best Picture and Best Foreign Language Film; the film also claims Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

Other winners include Apollo 11 for Best Documentary, filmmaker Lulu Wang (The Farewell) received the CFCA’s Milos Stehlik Breakthrough Filmmaker Award, and Aisling Franciosi (The Nightingale) was named Most Promising Performer.

2019 Chicago Film Critics Award winners

BEST PICTURE: Parasite

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: Florence Pugh, Little Women

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Parasite by Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: Little Women by Greta Gerwig

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: Parasite

BEST DOCUMENTARY: Apollo 11

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE: Toy Story 4

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Roger Deakins, 1917

BEST EDITING: Thelma Schoonmaker, The Irishman

BEST ART DIRECTION: Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood

BEST COSTUME DESIGN: Little Women

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE: Alexandre Desplat, Little Women

BEST USE OF VISUAL EFFECTS: Ad Astra

MOST PROMISING PERFORMER: Aisling Franciosi, The Nightingale

MILOS STEHLIK BREAKTHROUGH FILMMAKER: Lulu Wang, The Farewell

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