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Watching TV with the Red Chinese, 2012

Watching TV with the Red Chinese
Starring: Ryan O'Nan, Leonardo Nam, Gillian Jacobs, James Chen
Directed by: Shimon Dotan
Written by: Netaya Anbar, Shimon Dotan
Language:  English, Chinese
Country:  USA
Runtime:  105 min
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The mood of Watching TV with the Red Chinese is humorous, offbeat, and touching. The plot centers around city life, twentysomething life, and culture clash. It is a drama, comedy, and independent movie. Stylistically, it is nonlinear. In approach, it is realistic. It takes place, at least partly, in an urban environment. It is set in New York. It happens in the 1980s. Visually, it is partly black and white. It is based on a book. Note that it includes mild violent content.

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In New York City in 1980, Dexter Mitchell plays half-willing big brother to his neighbors, a trio of... more

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Language: English, Chinese
Country: USA
Release date: 20 January 2012
Runtime: 105 min

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Ryan O'Nan Ryan O'Nan As Dexter
Leonardo Nam Leonardo Nam As Chen
Gillian Jacobs Gillian Jacobs As Suzanne
James Chen James Chen As Tzu
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Interesting and quirky
The premise of this comedy drama is good, and the whole filmmaking angle makes it more intriguing, but it unnecessarily develops into a melodrama, which is a bit of a shame.
23.January.2012 |  by: yozhik234
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