Parasite: Korean Film, Best Picture of 2019 by New York Film Critics Online

New York Film Critics Online members met on December 7, 2019 at the Walter Reade Theatre Gallery in Lincoln Center. At their 20th annual awards meeting, NYFCO selected a foreign language film, South Korea’s Parasite, for Best Picture, the second consecutive year that the New York onliners did so, as Roma from Mexico won last year.

PICTURE
Parasite

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Portrait of a Lady on Fire

DOCUMENTARY
Apollo 11

ANIMATED FEATURE
I Lost My Body

ENSEMBLE
Knives Out

ACTOR
Joaquin Phoenix for Joker

ACTRESS
Lupita Nyong’o for Us

DIRECTOR
Bong Joon-Ho for Parasite

DEBUT DIRECTOR
Lila Avilés for The Chambermaid

USE OF MUSIC
Matthew Margeson for Rocketman

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Roger Deakens for 1917

SCREENPLAY
Bong Joon-Ho & Han Jin-won for Parasite

SUPPORTING ACTOR
Joe Pesci for The Irishman

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Laura Dern for Marriage Story

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMER
Kelvin Harrison, Jr. for Waves & Luce

TOP TEN FILMS OF 2019 (in alphabetical order)
1917
The Farewell
Hustlers
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Marriage Story
Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
Parasite
The Two Popes