5

Minari

Drama


 

A Korean-American couple relocate from Los Angeles to a farm in rural Arkansas in an attempt to create security for their young family.

Taking its name from a Korean vegetable that thrives wherever it's planted, this tenderly-crafted memoir, with its sweeping themes of family, home, and belonging, will warm your heart one moment and wrench it the next. Told from the perspectives of both the young boy and his father, the narrative follows the family as they face every adversity with hope and hard work, seeking resolution... desperately striving to achieve their "American Dream". Exquisitely nuanced performances and predominantly Korean language combine to deliver an authentic portrait of the immigrant experience in America during the 1980s. Put Minari on your menu.

Wendy Slevison

Limited Release 18th February 2021
Madman Entertainment 115 mins