Every year there’s at least one movie that will touch me personally and force me to reflect upon my own life experiences: films like The Farewell, Mid90s, Soul, or The Big Sick. Although they often don’t act like a full-blown mirror I can see myself in, I do end up latching onto very specific aspects of their stories, some characters, themes, ideas or elements of tone. And consequently, these movies linger in my head. They linger. And linger.
Minari is one of those movies that linger.Continue reading