Watching TV With the Red Chinese


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Release Date: January 20, 2012Running Time: 105 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Genre: Drama

Cast:
Ryan O'Nan
Gillian Jacobs
Leonardo Nam
James Chen

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Summary:
Three Chinese students, Tzu, Wa and Chen, come to study in America in the summer of 1980. They move into a New York City apartment next door to Dexter, a graduate student who introduces them to Suzanne, his occasional girlfriend, and to Billy, a struggling filmmaker. The Chinese find America fascinating. However, their perceptions, based on watching non-stop television, changes when one of them is brutally mugged, Suzanne takes up with Chen behind Dexter's back, and Zap, Suzanne's ex boyfriend, stalks them into a state of terror. When John Lennon is murdered on December 8, 1980, the students decide to buy a gun for self-defense.




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