How the ‘Minari’ Team Looked to Their Own Families to Form a New One Onscreen — Watch

How the ‘Minari’ Team Looked to Their Own Families to Form a New One Onscreen — Watch
Minari” got a boost in the awards race last weekend when it picked up the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, accepted virtually by director Lee Isaac Chung. The moving story of a Korean immigrant family planting new roots in rural Kansas in the 1980s began picking up acclaim way back at the Sundance Film Festival in 2020, and has been adored by audiences ever since. It’s now available on VOD and in theaters from distributor A24. Check out an exclusive featurette with director Chung and cast members Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Yuh-jung Youn, and Alan S. Kim below.

“Steven had really transormed into Jacob, and I remember truly understanding the weight that my father had, and I thought, ‘What he is doing right now is very magical,'” said Lee Isaac Chung, who drew upon his own immigrant childhood growing up in Arkansas to write the script.

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