Watching TV with the Red Chinese
When Tzu, Wa and Chen come to New York City in the summer of 1980 to study, they find themselves in a strange land far, far away from life in communist China. Consuming a heavy daily diet of American T.V., they are captivated by the cacophonous culture surrounding them.
They make friends with their next-door neighbor Dexter, his sometimes girlfriend Suzanne and the struggling filmmaker Billy. They party. One falls dangerously in love. But a brutal mugging and an ex-boyfriend's crazed jealousy plunge them into a state of cultural confusion and fear.
When, on December 8, 1980, John Lennon is murdered, the trio fatefully confronts the social violence that surrounds them.
Starring Ryan O'Nan, Leonardo Nam, Gillian Jacobs, James Chen, Keong Sim
Directed by Shimon Dotan
Running Time - 1:45
Genre - Comedy
Opened in Theaters - Friday, January 20th, 2012
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