'Minari' continues its sweep of awards from U.S. film associations

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'Minari' continues its sweep of awards from U.S. film associations

The Alliance of Women Film Journalists awarded Best Actress in a Supporting Role to actor Youn Yuh-jung for her role in "Minari." [PAN CINEMAS]

The Alliance of Women Film Journalists awarded Best Actress in a Supporting Role to actor Youn Yuh-jung for her role in "Minari." [PAN CINEMAS]

“Minari” by director Lee Isaac Chung continues to be recognized by U.S. film associations, winning a total of 22 awards and garnering 57 nominations so far, according to local film distributor Pan Cinemas on Tuesday.  
 
Most recently "Minari" won awards from the Alliance of Women Film Journalists, Capri Hollywood International Film Festival, Greater Western New York Film Critics Association and the North Carolina Film Critics Association.  
 
From the North Carolina Film Critics Association, the film won four awards including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay and the Ken Hanke Memorial Tarhell Award. The Alliance of Women Film Journalists awarded Youn Yuh-jung Best Actress in a Supporting Role while the Capri Hollywood International Film Festival handed the film awards for Best Original Screenplay and Best Original Score. The film won Best Supporting Actress and Best Film in a Foreign Language from the Greater Western New York Film Critics Association.  
 
Many film industry experts consider the film to be in with a strong chance of an Oscar nomination. Nominations for the 93rd edition of the awards are set to be announced on March 15 ahead of the ceremony on April 25.
 
BY LEE SUN-MIN   [summerlee@joongang.co.kr]

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