Steven Yeun, right, in "Minari" with Alan Kim by Lee Isaac Chung. (Courtesy of Sundance Institute/TNS) Steven Yeun, right, in "Minari" with Alan Kim by Lee Isaac Chung. (Courtesy of Sundance Institute/TNS)
Steven Yeun, right, in "Minari" with Alan Kim by Lee Isaac Chung. (Courtesy of Sundance Institute/TNS)
South Korea

Asian grandmas, chilli and American racism: why Minari has Koreans in tears

  • Lee Isaac Chung’s depiction of the often lonely path Korean immigrants must tread towards their American dream has won its stars Yuh-jung Youn and Steve Yeun Oscar nominations
  • It has also hit a nerve with Korean-Americans, jolting their memories of their own experiences in a new – and not always welcoming – land

Topic |   South Korea
Steven Yeun, right, in "Minari" with Alan Kim by Lee Isaac Chung. (Courtesy of Sundance Institute/TNS) Steven Yeun, right, in "Minari" with Alan Kim by Lee Isaac Chung. (Courtesy of Sundance Institute/TNS)
Steven Yeun, right, in "Minari" with Alan Kim by Lee Isaac Chung. (Courtesy of Sundance Institute/TNS)
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