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Saving face [videorecording] / Sony Pictures Classics ; Destination Films presents an Overbrook Films production in association with Forensic Films, Greenestreet Films, an Alice Wu film ; produced by James Lassiter, Will Smith, Teddy Zee ; written and directed by Alice Wu.

Publication:
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2005.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Subjects:
Chinese American women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Lesbians -- Drama.
Mothers and daughters -- Drama.
Families -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Romance films.
Romantic comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
English with some Chinese dialogue or dubbed French; subtitles in English or French.
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Summary:
Wilhelmina is a Chinese-American lesbian and a young surgeon who has kept her sexual orientation secret from her conservative Chinese community in New York. But when her widowed mother becomes pregnant and is kicked out by her own parents, Wil suddenly has to juggle her mother's secrets with her own. Wil has a new romance with Vivian who is a ballet dancer and the daughter of Wil's boss.
Participant:
Joan Chen, Michelle Krusiec , Lynn Chen, Jin Wang, Guang Lan Koh, Jessica Hecht, Ato Essandoh.
Credits:
Director of photography, Harlan Bosmajian ; editors, Susan Graff, Sabine Hoffman ; music, Anton Sanko ; costume designer, Jill Newell ; production designer, Dan Ouellette.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: Commentary with director Alice Wu; deleted scenes; Sundance diary; making-of featurette.
Contributor:
Wu, Alice, 1970- , Screenwriter, Director
Lassiter, James. , Producer
Smith, Will, 1968- , Producer
Zee, Teddy. , Producer
Chen, Joan, 1961- , Actor
Krusiec, Michelle, 1974- , Actor
Chen, Lynn, 1976- , Actor
Sanko, Anton. , Composer
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm). , Producer
Destination Films. , Producer
Overbrook Films. , Producer
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
1404949674
OCLC:
61251206
Publisher Number:
043396035256
03525 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment