In 'Pachinko,' life is a game of chance : Pop Culture Happy Hour – NPR


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Minha Kim plays Sunja in Apple TV+’s Pachinko. Apple TV+ hide caption
Minha Kim plays Sunja in Apple TV+’s Pachinko.
Pachinko is a deeply intimate, yet hugely expansive multi-generational historical saga on Apple TV+. Adapted from Min Jin Lee’s 2017 novel, the series features several intersecting characters and storylines, but focuses mainly on Sunja, a Korean woman whose family suffers under Japanese imperial rule. With an impressive cast including Lee Min Ho and Oscar-winner Yuh-Jung Youn, Pachinko depicts Sunja throughout her life amid conditions of poverty, bigotry and institutionalized injustice against Koreans.
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