'Minari' Starring Han Yeri Invited to Competition Section of Sundance Film Festival 2020


Actress Han Yeri’s first American film, <Minari>, was invited to the Sundance Film Festival 2020.

On December 4th, Sundance Institute announced that Han’s <Minari> was invited to the competitive section of the festival. The competitive section is divided into four parts: U.S. Dramatic Competition, World Dramatic Competition, U.S. Documentary Competition, and World Cinema Documentary Competition. There will be sixteen features, and <Minari> is the only film starring Korean casts as leading roles.

It is a story of a South Korean immigrant family who moves to a farm in Arkansas for the American Dream. Including Han Yeri, the film stars Steven Yeun, Youn Yuhjung, Will Patton, Alan Kim, and Noel Kate Cho. The film is written and directed by Lee Isaac Chung whose first film, <Munyurangabo>, was invited to Cannes and won a Grand Jury Prize at AFI Fest.

The film is co-produced by Brad Pitt’s Plan B, from <12 Years a Slave>, <World War Z>, and <Okja>, and presented by A24 from <Moonlight>,< Lady Bird> and recent hit <The Farewell>.

Han has proved her wide spectrum of performances by appearing in various films, including the film <As One>, <Haemoo>, <Worst Woman>, as well as tv-series <Six Flying Dragons>, <Hello My Twenties> and <The Nokdu Flower>.

Founded by Robert Redford in 1985, Sundance Film Festival is known as the world’s top three independent film festivals with Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and the New York Film Festival (NYFF). The festival will be held in Park City, Utah, from January 23rd to February 2nd.



공명 Gong Myoung
권율 Kwon Yul
김민하 Kim Minha
김성규 Kim Sungkyu
김성식 Kim Sungsik
김재영 Kim Jaeyoung
데이비드 맥기니스 David Lee McInnis
문동혁 Moon Donghyeok
민성욱 Min Sungwuk
박규영 Park Gyuyoung
박예진 Park Yejin
변요한 Byun Yohan
신주환 Shin Juhwan
심달기 Shim Dalgi
엄정화 Uhm Junghwa
유희제 Yoo Heeje
이가섭 Lee Gasub
이기홍 Lee Ki Hong
이성욱 Lee Sungwook
이운산 Lee Woonsan
이주영 Lee Jooyoung
이하늬 Lee Hanee
전채은 Jeon Chaeeun
정소리 Jeong Sori
정인지 Jeong Inji
정호연 Hoyeon
조진웅 Cho Jinwoong
최민영 Choi Minyeong
최수영 Choi Sooyoung
최원영 Choi Wonyoung
최희서 Choi Heeseo/ Moon Choi
한예리 Han Yeri
홍기준 Hong Kijoon