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Best International Feature Film Oscar 2020 Odds

  • Parasite is the frontrunner of the category
  • What are the other films’ chances to win?
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We already know the Oscars 2020 International Feature Film nominations and we are going to discuss them. The five films will compete to take home an Oscar on February 9. The competition will be tough. Which film will get the Oscar at the Academy Awards ceremony this year? Let’s take a look at the Best international feature film Oscar 2020 odds

This year the number of countries in the Best International Film category was 93. In fact, it is a record for this category. In spite of this, only five films earned nominations. According to online gambling sites in the US, South Korean film Parasite is a clear favorite. 

Parasite leads the Best International Feature Film Oscar 2020 Odds

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All in all, this year’s Palme d’Or winner Parasite is present in six Oscar categories. So, the film’s nominations are in the top categories like Best Picture, Original Screenplay, and Directing. And, of course, it is a favorite in the International Feature Film category.

Parasite is the first South Korean movie to have a chance of winning the Best Picture Oscar. Additionally, Bong Joon-ho is the first Korean filmmaker nominated for a Best Director award at the Oscars.

Parasite started its awards run at the Cannes Film Festival by winning the Palme d’Or. Thus, this made Bong Joon Ho the first South Korean filmmaker to win the Cannes Film Festival’s top prize.

Many critics call Parasite a work of art in directing. Thanks to Bong’s brilliant directing and how detailed every frame of the film is.

Well, this film is already a history maker. But, it could end up going one step further by actually winning at the Oscars. Well, its 1.02 odds at 1xBet sportsbook show that this is quite possible. 

Other films in the category 

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PAIN AND GLORY (Spain)

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In any other year, Pedro Almodovar‘s film would be a clear Oscar frontrunner. 

Well, for starters Almodóvar is an Academy’s favorite. Also, its star Antonio Banderas accepted the Palm Springs International Film Festival’s International Star Award for his performance in the film. 

In the film, Almodóvar offers a look at his life in a way that few directors ever did. So, it’s likely that if not Parasite, Pain, and Glory will receive the award in the Best international film category. Well, it is the second in the Best international feature film Oscar 2020 odds

LES MISÉRABLES (France)

15 to win at 1xBet sportsbook 

Another historic nomination went to the film Les Misérables(Ladj Ly). For the first time, a black film director is representing France at the Academy Awards. Moreover, the film is about police violence.

Also, the film has universal critical acclaim and box-office success in France. It is the first full-length feature by Ladj Ly. He grew up in the neighborhoods that faced the worst riotings in 2005 after the death of two young boys hiding from the police.

CORPUS CHRISTI (Poland) 

30 to win at 1xBet sportsbook 

Jan Komasa’s Corpus Christ became an arthouse hit at the Poland box office.  Also, the film is a big international sales success.

Corpus Christ premiered as part of Venice Days and made its North American premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. 

In fact, the film grossed $6.66 million in Poland and now making it the top arthouse drama of the year.

HONEYLAND (North Macedonia) probably won’t be the best international feature film at Oscar 2020 based on the odds

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This documentary enters the Oscar run after winning several prizes at the US Sundance film festival.

The film centers on a beekeeper who, along with her ill mother, are the only people left in a mountain village.

Meanwhile, don’t forget to check on online gambling news in the US to stay updated on the topic.

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