After Yang Review: Kogonada’s Sci-Fi Sophomore Feature Finds Beauty In The Ordinary [Sundance 2022]

Kogonada’s 2017 feature debut, “Columbus,” was one of the standout films from that year’s Sundance Film Festival, and the director is finally back with his second movie.

“After Yang” is a sci-fi story, but it continues Kogonada’s cinematic explorations of grief, loss, lineage, and finding beauty in unexpected places.Sometime in the future, Yang (Justin H.

Min) breaks down.

He’s a quiet, pleasant android who was purchased to serve as a big brother figure to an adopted young girl named Mika (Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja) and teach her about her Chinese heritage….The post After Yang Review: Kogonada’s Sci-Fi Sophomore Feature Finds Beauty in the Ordinary [Sundance 2022] appeared first on /Film.

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