Steven Yeun in a still from Minari by Lee Isaac Chung, in competition at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. ‘Tell Steven he absolutely crushed it’, Brad Pitt said of his performance as a Korean immigrant father in the United States. Pitt’s Plan B company produced the film. Photo: Courtesy of Sundance Institute

Sundance Film Festival: Steven Yeun on immigrant story Minari, the brilliance of Parasite’s Bong Joon-ho, and his lucky career

  • Korean-American actor shed tears watching film with his father, who took their family to the US when Yeun was a child, as his character does in Minari
  • Yeun, who starred in Burning and Bong Joon-ho’s Okja, hopes film fans start paying more attention to directors from Asia and ‘understand what they are saying’
Topic |   American films
Steven Yeun in a still from Minari by Lee Isaac Chung, in competition at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. ‘Tell Steven he absolutely crushed it’, Brad Pitt said of his performance as a Korean immigrant father in the United States. Pitt’s Plan B company produced the film. Photo: Courtesy of Sundance Institute
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