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An awkward family reunion at a business/karaoke dinner leads a Chinese mother to realize the consequences of leaving her daughter in the care of an American homestay family. Starring Diana Lin (THE FAREWELL).

Heartland Film Alumni: IRON HANDS, 2017

In English, Mandarin, with English subtitles.

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Film Contact:

Johnson Cheng


  • Year
  • Runtime
    15 minutes
  • Language
    Chinese (Mandarin), English
  • Country
    United States
  • Rating
    Suitable for All Ages
  • Note
    Narrative Short
  • Director
    Johnson Cheng
  • Screenwriter
    Johnson Cheng
  • Producer
    Apoorva Charan
  • Executive Producer
    Dea Vazquez, Francisco Velasquez, Sydney Lowe
  • Cast
    Diana Lin 林晓杰, Lydia Zhou, Peter Boon Koh, Jack Wang