SEOUL, March 8 (Yonhap) – “Minari”, a drama about a South Korean immigrant family in the United States, won two awards, including Best Foreign Language Film, at this year’s Film Critics’ Awards.
At the 26th Awards Ceremony held on Sunday (US time), “Minary” by Korean-American director Lee Isaac Chung won the award for Best Foreign Language Film, and won “Another Tour”, “Collective” and “La Lilorona”. “Life is in front of us” and “two of us” (between us).
The director’s semi-biographical film won the Best Foreign Language Film award for the second year in a row, after receiving the same award last week at the Golden Globe Awards.
In addition, Alan Kim, who plays seven-year-old David, known for the role of director Chung, won the award in the Best Young Actor or Actress category, beating five other candidates, including Helena Zingel. world News”.
Minari was nominated in ten categories at the Film Critics Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actress, but was honored in only two categories. Meanwhile, Chloe Zhao’s film “Nomadland” was honored with the Best Picture and Best Director awards.
The movie “Minari,” starring Stephen Yoon, Han Yiri and Yoon Yoh Jung, tells the story of a South Korean immigrant family in the United States who moved to Arkansas in the 1980s and founded a farm to fulfill their American dream.
Minari is named after the watery vegetable of the same name that is used in many Korean dishes. The plant is hardy enough to survive everywhere and has a strong flavor, and it serves as a metaphor for a family who is struggling and living in the New World to fulfill its dream.