Yuh-jung Youn received the coveted finest supporting actress award for her function in “Minari” and have become the primary Korean actress to win in that class.
Throughout her speech, Youn spoke about how she would watch the Oscars again dwelling in South Korea and that it was a surreal expertise to be on the ceremony.
“Me being right here on my own I can’t consider I am right here … let me pull myself collectively. Thanks to the Academy,” she stated.
Minari is a few household from South Korea who transfer to Arkansas to start out a brand new life. It finally ends up being more difficult than anticipated so that they have their grandmother, performed by Youn, come reside with them.
The movie, in addition to Youn, have obtained crucial acclaim all through awards season with Youn profitable a Display screen Actors Guild Award and a BAFTA earlier than her Oscar win on Sunday.
In direction of the top of her speech, Youn stated, “I do not consider in competitors,” and that she had lengthy admired Glenn Shut, who was additionally nominated within the class.
“Minari” can also be nominated for finest image.