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“Parasite,” a wickedly humorous suspense movie about class struggles directed by South Korea’s Bong Joon-ho, won the top Palme d’Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, on a big night for newcomer filmmakers too.

Bong, who made his mark at Cannes in 2017 with Netflix-produced “Okja,” is the first South Korean to nab the award at the world’s biggest cinema showcase.

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