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Lee Isaac Chung

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‘Minari’ Named the Best Picture of 2020 by The New York Film Critics Online

The New York Film Critics Online have recently published their Top 10 Films of 2020 list, with “Minari” winning awards such as Best Picture and Best Foreign Language Film.

“Minari” was directed by Lee Isaac Chung and produced by A24. The film follows a Korean American family who moved to Arkansas in the 1980s to search for their American dream, according to Variety.

Korean American Director Takes Over to Rewrite, Lead Live-Acton ‘Your Name’

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Korean American filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung is set to write and direct a live-action adaptation of the hit Japanese anime film “Your Name (Kimi No Na Wa),” Deadline reports. 

Taking over: Chung, the acclaimed director of 2007’s “Munyurangabo” and this year’s “Minari,” is replacing Marc Webb, who was previously tasked to helm the project.