Writer-director Lee Isaac Chung took his own childhood as inspiration for his Best Picture-nominated drama about a South Korean immigrant (Best Actor nominee Steven Yeun) who moves his family to rural Arkansas in hopes of successfully turning their lives around by building his own farm. Yuh-Jung Youn won a Supporting Actress Oscar for her inspiring performance as Soonja, the grandmother who becomes the closest friend of young David (the delightfully natural Alan Kim).
Director: Lee Isaac Chung. Cast: Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Alan Kim, Will Patton. 2020. 115 min. USA. Color. Korean, English. DCP.
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