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Catfish in Black Bean Sauce, 1999

Catfish in Black Bean Sauce
Directed by: Chi-Muoi Lo
Written by: Chi-Muoi Lo
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  119 min
MPAA Rating:  PG_13
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The mood of Catfish in Black Bean Sauce is bittersweet, sentimental, and touching. The plot centers around adoption, a family gathering, and racism. It is a drama, independent, and comedy movie. In approach, Catfish in Black Bean Sauce is serious and realistic. The pacing is slow. The setting is Vietnam. Catfish in Black Bean Sauce is especially suggested for a girls' night.

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Writer, director, and star Chi-Muoi Lo's comedic family drama tells the story of a Vietnamese family... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 14 April 1999
Runtime: 119 min

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Paul Winfield Paul Winfield As Harold Williams
Mary Alice Mary Alice As Dolores Williams
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San Francisco Chronicle
A comedy of interracial wariness and misunderstanding marked by a refreshing lack of sappiness.
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by: Bob Graham
The New York Times
Isn't quite as much fun as it could be.
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