During his acceptance speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday, taking home the award for Best Motion Picture Minari. the daughter of director Lee Isaac Chung shared that she had prayed for her father to win the award. Chung went on to say that he made the film for his daughter. “It’s a language of the heart, I’m trying to learn it myself and to pass it on especially this year,” he said. Concluding his remarks by saying “God Bless you all and thank you.”
Watch the sweet moment below!
A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother. Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, Minari shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.