A woman in her early 40s moves from China to America to start a new life. Her father comes to visit her because of her recent divorce. Their generational and cultural conflicts end up revealing the darker lies and cover-ups within her family during the cultural revolution.
Faye Yu,Henry O,Vida Ghahremani,Pasha Lychnikoff,Faye Yue,Pasha D. Lychnikoff
Family ties bind us together in visceral ways, but the forces of modern life often seem to drive parents and children apart. Elderly Mr. Shi (Henry O), a widower and a retired scientist, has arrived from Beijing to spend time with his divorced daughter, Yilan (Faye Yu). He hopes to help her sort out her life in this strange new country. That, after all, is his duty as a parent. Twelve years ago, Yilan came to the United States to study, and ended up staying and working at the local university in this unnamed Midwestern town.