'Minari' Director Lee Isaac Chung

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'Minari' Director Lee Isaac Chung

Wednesday, 3 March

Based on Chung's own childhood, 'Minari' is about a Korean American family that moves to rural Arkansas to start a farm. The director spoke with contributor Arun Venugopal about the memories that inspired the film, why he initially kept the project a secret from his family, and choosing the title of the movie. 'Minari' just won a Golden Globe for best foreign language film.

Also, Maureen Corrigan reviews 'Klara and the Sun,' by Kazuo Ishiguro.
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