The South Korean film "Parasite" continues to rack up awards in America. 

The National Society of Film Critics named Bong Joon-ho's latest the best film of 2019 at an awards ceremony on Saturday. 

The film took the top prize with 44 votes, defeating "Little Women" and "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."

Bong also won the award for best screenplay along with fellow writer Han Jin-won.

"Parasite" won the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival last year and continues to rake in accolades and nominations worldwide, including nominations for three Golden Globe Awards -- best director, best script and best foreign film.  

The film was also shortlisted for best international feature film and best original song at this year's Academy Awards.

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