IMDb rating: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 98%Watch full movie now
Winner of over 100 awards, Minari is a moving semi-autobiographical drama that tells the story of a family of South Korean immigrants who try to start a farm in rural Arkansas in the 1980s.
Yuh-jung Youn made history this year when she became the first Korean to win an acting Oscar, taking home Best Supporting Actress. Minari picked up a further five Oscar nominations – Best Film, Director, Screenplay, Score and Actor, for Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead’s Glenn).
Child actor Alan S Kim was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at this year’s BAFTAs, where Youn won Best Supporting Actress and the film picked up a further four nominations. It also won both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.
Minari has a 98% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with Empire Magazine calling it, “A profound, detail-perfect and soulful slice of American family life, with some of the year’s most sincere performances to date” and Los Angeles Times saying, “Minari in its entirety feels like a balm right now, a gentle, truthful and tender story of family filled with kind people trying to love one another the best they can.”