Minari

Nominated for 6 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay

April 28, 2021 8:30 pm

Yearning to own a small patch of land and be more than a chicken sexer, the ambitious paterfamilias, Jacob Yi, relocates his Korean-American family, skeptical wife, Monica, and their children, David and Anne, from California to 1980s rural Arkansas, to start afresh and capture the elusive American Dream. However, new beginnings are always challenging, and to find out what is best for the family, let alone start a 50-acre farm to grow and sell Korean fruits and vegetables, is easier said than done. But, amid sincere promises, cultural unease, fleeting hopes, and the ever-present threat of financial disaster, Jacob is convinced that he has found their own slice of Eden in the rich, dark soil of Arkansas. Can grandma Soon-ja's humble but resilient minari help the Yi family figure out their place in the world?

“A STAGGERINGLY POWERFUL STORY OF THE AMERICAN DREAM”

Indiewire

“A STUNNINGLY INTIMATE FAMILY PORTRAIT UNIVERSAL IN TENDERNESS

AP

“EXQUISITELY BEAUTIFUL… A SWEEPING MUST-SEE”

Entertainment

Directed by: Lee Isaac Chung

Country: USA

Language: In Korean and English

Genre(s): Drama

Runtime: 115 minutes

Rated: G