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      Liquor Store Dreams

      2022 1h 22m Documentary Biography List
      100% Tomatometer 7 Reviews 100% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings The Korean American children of liquor store owners attempt to reconcile their own dreams with those of their immigrant parents amid the struggle for racial equity in Los Angeles. Read More Read Less

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      Mazzy Oliver Smallwood Austin Chronicle It's a deeply personal film which conveys the importance of solidarity between oppressed groups, community, and cross-generational understanding. Jun 29, 2022 Full Review Tina Kakadelis Beyond the Cinerama Dome Liquor Store Dreams is a prime example of using a small life as a lens through which to view a much larger picture. Jul 24, 2023 Full Review Andrew Parker The Gate It’s great viewing for anyone interested in cultural and racial relations in any major North American city, not just Um’s California hometown. Rated: 6/10 Apr 12, 2023 Full Review Andrew Heskins easternKicks.com A deeply personal and moving take on the American dream Rated: 4/5 Nov 11, 2022 Full Review Carmen Paddock One Room With A View Lovingly created and historically informed, Liquor Store Dreams places one family’s unique story within the wider picture and realities of class, immigration, and social mobility... Rated: 4/5 Oct 21, 2022 Full Review Christopher Llewellyn Reed Hammer to Nail An intimate, firsthand account of the lives of Korean liquor-store owners in Los Angeles, "Liquor Store Dreams" examines the challenges of race, culture and more in modern-day America. Jun 17, 2022 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Little T One of the most moving pieces of documentary filmmaking! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/21/24 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Movie Info

      Synopsis The Korean American children of liquor store owners attempt to reconcile their own dreams with those of their immigrant parents amid the struggle for racial equity in Los Angeles.
      Director
      Um So-Yun
      Producer
      Eddie Kim, Um So-Yun
      Screenwriter
      Christina Sun Kim, Um So-Yun
      Genre
      Documentary, Biography
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      May 26, 2023
      Runtime
      1h 22m
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