A gorgeous look at the growing pains of a Korean family running a farm in rural Arkansas.
Director: Lee Isaac Chung
Cast includes: Steven Yeun, Han Ye-Ri, Will Patton
115 Mins / 2021 / USA
A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother. Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, Minari shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.
'What makes this more than just another formulaic feelgood film is the grit with which Chung evokes the hardscrabble lives of his characters, balancing the dreamier elements of the drama with a naturalism that keeps it rooted in reality' - Mark Kermode, Observer
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