The Oscars. “Parasite” becomes the first foreign-language film to win Best Picture. by N.B. IT MAY HAVE taken 92 years, but on February 9th the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences finally gave its Best Picture award to a film which was not made in English.Click to see full answer. Considering this, has any foreign film won Best Picture?Only 10 foreign-language films have previously been nominated for best picture – including Amour and Life Is Beautiful – but none of them won. Last year, many thought Alfonso Cuaron’s autobiographical drama Roma might take best picture as well as director, but it was pipped to the post by Green Book.Similarly, can parasite be nominated for Best Picture? Oscars 2020: What we learned “Parasite” made history at the 92nd Academy Awards. It’s best picture win capped off a night of surprise wins for the first foreign-language film to win the award. The darkly comedic thriller is the first South Korean film to ever be nominated for an Oscar. Beside above, can Roma win best picture and best foreign film? Netflix’s ‘Roma’ wins three Oscars, including Best Director (but not Best Picture) Despite losing out on the biggest prize, it won the awards for Best Cinematography, Best Foreign Language Film and Best Director.Who spoke for parasite Best Picture?”Parasite” picked up four awards on Sunday night, including a history-making best picture win. After she spoke, Miky Lee, a Korean entertainment mogul, attempted to take a turn at the mic, but the lights on stage dimmed as the camera prepared to return to Jane Fonda, who would close the night.