Barack Obama Shares Fleabag, Irishman, Parasite are His Favourite Shows and Movies of 2019

File photo of former US President Barack Obama. (Image: Reuters)

File photo of former US President Barack Obama. (Image: Reuters)

Former US President Barack Obama had taken to social media to share some of his favorites from 2019.

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  • Last Updated: December 30, 2019, 5:22 PM IST
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Former US President Barack Obama has shared his favourite movies and TV shows of 2019, and the list includes Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag season two, limited series Unbelievable, Martin Scorsese's The Irishman and Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho's class satire Parasite.

The list, which Obama shared on Twitter, features American Factory, a film from his own production company, Higher Ground, that was recently shortlisted for an Oscar. Apart from Fleabag and Unbelievable, Damon Lindelof's critically-acclaimed series Watchmen was also included in his top picks. This year's festival favourites -- Mati Diop's Atlantics Jia Zhangke's Palme d'Or nominee Ash Is Purest White, Colombian drug trade epic Birds of Passage, and German historical drama Transit -- appear on the list as well.

Olivia Wilde's Booksmart and Lulu Wang's The Farewell impressed Obama. He also recommended legal drama Just Mercy, Scarlett Johansson-Adam Driver's Marriage Story, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Diane, racing drama Ford v Ferrari and Sundance world cinema grand jury winner The Souvenir.

  Earlier, the former President of The United States had also shared a list of his favorite books throughout the year. While mentioning them he had also stated that he would reveal his favourite music of the year too.  

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