Minari (Cert: 12A)

Originally from South Korea, Jacob and his family have relocated from California to Arkansas, so pursue a dream of owning a farm. As the family tried to adapt to living in rural America, further changes arise with the arrival of Jacob’s mother-in-law, who doesn’t speak any English, but brings with her the seeds of a minari plant.

Director: Lee Isaac Chung. Cast: Steven Yuen, Yeri Han, Yuh-Jung Youn, Alan Kim, Will Patton

Festivals:

Sundance Film Festival 2020

Busan International Film Festival 2020

Sydney Film Festival 2021

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021

Awards:

Winner - Grand Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival 2020

Winner - U.S. Dramatic Audience Award, Sundance Film Festival 2020

Winner – Best Picture Foreign Language, Golden Globes 2021

Winner - Audience Award, Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021

Winner - Supporting Actress, BAFTAs 2021

Winner - Actress In a Supporting Role, Academy Awards 2021

‘Its family saga floats along, but with great purpose and a momentum that is as gentle as it is implacable’

★★★★★ Hilary White, The Sunday Independent

‘A simple story, beautifully told – that’s what you’re getting with Minari’

Harry Guerin, RTE.ie