International Oscar Showdown 2016: Spotlight vs Son of Saul

The 88th Academy Awards winners for Best Picture and Best International Feature Film were Spotlight and Son of Saul

Bong Joon Ho’s movie Parasite made history at the 2020 Academy Awards, becoming the first non-English-language film to win Best Picture.

In this series, in reverse chronological order, I compare previous years’ Best Picture and Best International Feature to see how many other foreign-language films ought to have been given the top gong.