Japanese Breakfast aka Michelle Zauner Will Write and Score a Film Adaptation of Her Memoir Crying in H Mart

Japanese Breakfast aka Michelle Zauner Will Write and Score a Film Adaptation of Her Memoir Crying in H Mart
It’s been quite a major spring for Michelle Zauner. The South Korea-born, Oregon-raised talent has just released a new album, Jubilee, under her indie rock band moniker Japanese Breakfast and now her memoir, Crying in H Mart: A Memoir, is being turned into a feature film after only being released a few weeks ago.

THR reports Zauner will adapt her New York Times bestseller as well as provide the soundtrack through Japanese Breakfast. Backed by MGM’s Orion Pictures and produced by Stacey Sher and Jason Kim, the film will explore reckoning with one’s identity as we will follow Zauner’s tale growing up as a minority in Oregon and her visits to her grandmother in Seoul, as well as dealing with her mother’s terminal cancer diagnosis.

Zauner said, “It is a surreal thrill to have the opportunity to memorialize my mother in film, and I consider
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