Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari, about an immigrant Korean family living in America, has quickly become the talk of the movie landscape and is most certainly going to be in the awards mix. However, this American film is at the center of controversy and is pulling the seemingly antiquated rules of the Golden Globes into focus as it is relegated to the Best Foreign Language category rather than Best Motion Picture. The rule in question requires that a film have 50% or more English dialogue in order to be entered into the latter. Given the multitude of languages spoken in the United States in 2020, perhaps the time is ripe for change.
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