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Raihan Ali
Jul 04, 2022
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Following the Korean film "Parasite High" that swept the Oscars, "The Land of Dreams" also won major awards at this year's Oscars, and the voices are high. The two films are also based on a certain aspect of Korean culture, telling the story of a family, but they present completely different scenery; if "Parasite" describes the purgatory on earth, "The Land of Dreams" tells It is a sincere and sincere worldly human relationship, engraving the director's memory, and piecing together the missing piece of the countless American film landscape - the experience of Asian immigrants. Picture_3 Photo Credit: ifilm interactive Director Zheng Lishuo: " 'Land of Dreams' tells the story of a family who is T-Shirt Design trying to learn how to speak their own language, a language in their hearts that is deeper than American or foreign languages." The English title of "Land of Dreams" is "Minari", which is taken from the Korean word "watercress". It is a common edible plant in Korea. For Koreans, watercress is probably like the status of sweet potato leaves to Taiwanese. . Watercress is highly adaptable, easy to grow, and has high nutritional value. It is a metaphor for the Korean immigrant families in the film who are working hard in different places. When trying to create a happy future in the new world of the United States, they encountered many hardships and challenges. The film uses a simple and sincere approach to describe Korean-American family embracing the American dream. The story describes the family's father Jacob (played by Stephen Yuan), in order to get rid of the employment life of picking laying hens, and moved his wife and children to the remote state of Arkansas, intending to build a dream farm and grow Korean fruits and vegetables to supply Korean stores in big cities . The drastic changes brought about by moving and starting a business have caused many quarrels with his wife Monica (Han Yili)
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