The Academy Award-nominated film ‘Minari’, the semi-autobiographical drama from filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung, is now set to premiere in India on April 16. family of Korean immigrants trying to realize their American dream in the 1980s. It also features Han Ye-ri, Alan Kim, Noel Kate Cho, Youn Yuh-jung, and Will Patton. The film, mainly in the Korean language, will be released by PVR pictures in the country.
Film critic and film trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the same on his Twitter handle on Thursday. He tweeted: “#PVR RELEASED TWO MOVIES ON THE SAME DAY… #PVR Pictures to release #AcademyAward nominated #Minari and sci-fi thriller #Voyagers on April 16, 2021 in *cinemas* in #India…POSTERS. . .”
The film is a semi-autobiographical look at Chung’s upbringing and the plot follows a family of South Korean immigrants trying to make it in rural America in the 1980s. ‘Minari’ had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2020, winning both the US Dramatic Grand Jury Prize and the US Dramatic Audience Award.
It also received 3 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations and 10 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards nominations. The film also received six Independent Spirit Award nominations.
The film also recently scored six Academy Award nominations for Best Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, Best Actor (Yeun), Best Supporting Actress (Youn), and Original Score for Emile Mosseri.
“Minari” has also won six BAFTA award nominations, including a spot in the Best Film Non-English category.
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