WGA Awards: Complete Winners List (Updating Live)
The Writers Guild of America will hand out its top awards of the year in concurrent ceremonies on both the East and West Coasts on Saturday night.“Parasite” won the award for original screenplay for “Parasite,” winning out over nominees such as Noah Baumbach for “Marriage Story.” Bong expressed his gratitude to WGA members for reading his script in translation.
“You understood the structure of our story and the nuance of our dialogue — it’s amazing,” he said.In English, Bong made a reference to President Donald Trump’s polarizing political agenda by observing: “Some people make the barriers higher.
We writers, we love to destroy the barriers.”The other major film winner was “Jojo Rabbit” by Taika Waititi, which won over competitors including Todd Phillips and Scott Silver for “Joker.”Waititi kept his time at the podium brief.
He made a crack about his “obligation” to mention the author of the “JoJo Rabbit” novel,
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