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Oscar-nominated 'Minari' upends Asian immigrant stereotypes

Actress Esther Moon on playing Mrs. Oh, a Korean immigrant who finds peace in rural America

"Minari," directed by Korean American Lee Isaac Chung, follows the Yis, an immigrant family of four, as they move from Los Angeles to rural Arkansas to start a new life on a farm. (Courtesy of A24) 

TOKYO -- A little over a year after Bong Joon-ho's biting satire of class conflict, "Parasite," became the first foreign-language movie to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards, another film with a Korean lead cast, plenty of translated subtitles and dogged money woes is up for the same top honor.

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