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Minari Rated 12A

Minari

Dir. Lee Isaac Chung. USA, 2020. 1h 56m. Korean/subs. Starring Steven Yeun, Han Ye-ri, Youn Yuh-jung, Alan Kim, Will Patton.

A tender and sweeping story about a Korean-American family moving to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American dream. The arrival of eccentric grandmother Soonja (Oscar-winner Yuh-jung Youn) and the hardship of rural life leads to increasing tensions and the looming threat of failure. Lee Isaac Chung's semi-autobiographical account of his upbringing in 80s America is infused with warmth, wit, and intimacy.

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'Infused with a wonderful sentimentality, Lee Isaac Chung’s fictionalised account of his rural US childhood explores the growing pains of a family farm' ★★★★★ Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

'A beautiful and tender drama that wrestles with America’s folkloric image of itself. Lee Isaac Chung’s film has the gentle, hazy energy of a memory' ★★★★★ Clarisse Loughery, The Independent