For “Minari,” writer and director Lee Isaac Chung drew on his memories of religion growing up in the south.
By Tommy Walters
A new film called “Minari” is an immigrant tale rarely portrayed. It features a Korean family in rural Arkansas, and it's already received major recognition, including a Golden Globe Award. Jeffrey Brown has the story of our arts and culture…
By Jeffrey Brown, Diane Lincoln Estes
Youn said she drew from her own experiences as a grandmother for the film, but also built the character of Soonja in "Minari" by relying on memories of her own great-grandmother, who was alive until Youn was 10 years old.
By Joshua Barajas
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