Franklin

The motel [videorecording] / a Flan de Coco production in association with Richard and Esther Shapiro Entertainment ; a film by Michael Kang ; produced by Matthew Greenfield ... [et al.] ; written and directed by Michael Kang.

Publication:
[New York, N.Y.] : Palm Pictures, [2007]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (76 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Edition:
Widescreen presentation.
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Subjects:
Lin, Ed -- Film adaptations.
Chinese Americans -- Drama.
Motels -- Drama.
Teenage boys -- United States -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- United States -- Drama.
Fatherless families -- United States -- Drama.
Mentoring -- United States -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Independent films.
Comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Teen films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
English and Cantonese with English subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD ; Dolby Digital.
Summary:
Chinese-American adolescent Ernest works after school cleaning rooms at the dingy motel owned by his bossy mother. A Korean-American playboy drifter helps Ernest come out of his shell, encouraging him to pursue an older girl he has a crush on. Ernest absorbes life lessons about girls, bullies, baseball and success.
Participant:
Jeffrey Chyau, Sung Kang, Jade Wu, Samantha Futerman, Alexis Chang, Stephen Chen.
Credits:
Music, Nathan Larson ; editors, Colleen Sharp, David Leonard ; director of photography, Lisa Leone.
Notes:
Based on the novel Waylaid by Ed Lin.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: audio commentary (Michael Kang, Jeffrey Chyau, Sung Kang) ; The motel: behind the scenes ; director's picks; US theatrical trailer ; previews, weblinks.
Contributor:
Kang, Michael, 1970- , Director, Screenwriter
Greenfield, Matthew. , Producer
Chyau, Jeffrey, 1991- , Actor
Futerman, Samantha, 1987- , Actor
Kang, Sung, 1972- , Actor
Wu, Jade, 1953- , Actor
Larson, Nathan, 1970- , Composer
Lin, Ed. , Author
Flan De Coco Films. , Producer
Richard and Esther Shapiro Entertainment. , Producer
Palm Pictures. , Distributor
OCLC:
77465409
Publisher Number:
660200314521
PALM3145 Palm Pictures