The “Minari” favourite has now emerged because the Oscar frontrunner for Best possible Supporting Actress.
“Minari” famous person Yuh-Jung Youn used to be the large winner of the 2021 BAFTA Movie Awards, and it’s no longer most effective as a result of she took house the prize for Best possible Supporting Actress because of her efficiency in Lee Isaac Chung’s transferring immigrant circle of relatives drama. Youn’s BAFTA acceptance speech has long past viral for her tongue-in-cheek jab at British other people, whom she known as “very snobbish.” Youn used to be a first-time BAFTA nominee and winner this yr.
“Thanks such a lot for this award,” Youn stated all the way through the digital telecast. “Each and every award is significant, however this one, particularly being known via British other people, referred to as very snobbish other people, and so they approve of me as a just right actor, so I’m very, very privileged and glad. Thanks such a lot.”
Behind the scenes on the BAFTA Movie Awards, Youn stated calling British other people “very snobbish” got here “from non-public revel in,” including, “I’ve visited Britain a large number of occasions and I had a fellowship in a Cambridge school ten years in the past as an actor. By hook or by crook it felt very snobbish, however no longer in a foul approach. You may have an extended historical past after which you could have your pleasure. As an Asian lady, I felt those persons are very snobbish, that’s my truthful feeling.
Youn has emerged because the Oscar frontrunner for Best possible Supporting Actress after gathering prizes on the BAFTA Movie Awards and the Display screen Actors Guild Awards previous this month. When requested on the SAG Awards (by way of Insider) about her Oscar possibilities, Youn admitted she is completely clueless on the subject of awards season right here within the states.
“I don’t know the rest about Oscars or BAFTAs,” Youn stated. “In Korea, I’ve been on this industry for one of these very long time. I’m very well-known domestic-wise, no longer across the world. I don’t know what’s happening now, I don’t know what’s going down to me. So don’t inquire from me!”
Youn’s Academy Award nomination for Best possible Supporting Actress is considered one of six Oscars “Minari” is competing for later this month. This movie may be nominated for Best possible Image, Best possible Director, Best possible Actor for Steven Yeun, Best possible Authentic Rating, and Best possible Authentic Screenplay. Must Youn win the Oscar, it’s going to give distributor A24 but some other appearing Academy Award after the likes of Brie Larson for “Room” and Mahershala Ali for “Moonlight.”