Excerpt: Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari is the kind of film that makes you probe at your preconceived conceptions about American identity, and about the projections we place upon it. Who is able to proclaim what is American and what isn’t?
Excerpt: An exercise in understated family drama, Minari tells a hopeful saga of assimilation that pulls from writer-director Lee Isaac Chung’s own experience. The ensemble cast is great though I am hesitant to say that this is a movie that I’ll remember existing months down the line.
Excerpt: Minari a beautifully crafted family drama that believes in the ethos of the American Dream. We see the Yi family do what millions of others, from every corner of the globe, have done for hundreds of years; they’ve come to build a new life in the land of opportunity.