“Minari” Nominated In 10 Categories For 26th Critics Choice Awards Including Best Picture
“Minari” has been nominated in 10 categories by the American Canadian Critics Choice Association (CCA) for the 26th Critics Choice Awards!
On February 8, the Critics Choice Association revealed that “Minari” had been nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor for Steven Yeun, Best Supporting Actress for Youn Yuh Jung, Best Young Actor/Actress for Alan Kim, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Director for Lee Isaac Chung, Best Original Screenplay for Lee Isaac Chung, Best Cinematography for Lachlan Milne, Best Foreign Language Film, and Best Score for Emile Mosseri.
Nominated in 10 categories, “Minari” is the film with the second most nominations, following closely behind David Fincher’s “Mank,” which landed 12 nominations.
Earlier on February 3, “Minari” was nominated for one Golden Globe in the category for Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language. The film also snagged three nominations at the 27th Screen Actor Guild (SAG) Awards. Since “Minari” has been nominated in 10 categories for the Critics Choice Awards, critics have seen this as having a positive impact on their running for the Academy Awards.
“Minari” is directed by Lee Isaac Chung and stars Steven Yeun, Han Ye Ri, Alan Kim, Noel Kate Cho, Youn Yuh Jung, and Will Patton. Based on the director’s real-life experiences, the film is about a family of South Korean immigrants who try to make a new life in rural America during the 1980s.
Watch Youn Yuh Jung in the film “Beasts Clawing at Straws“: