THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MRS. WU

Directed by Anna Chi

Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A

Directed by Anna Chi (DIM SUM FUNERAL), the film begins with Lily, the hot-tempered matriarch of the Wu family, who wants to repair the strained relationship with her adult daughter Mary, and help her shy 18-year-old granddaughter Emma find her voice. As Lily’s final wish, she persuades longtime friend Charlotte, Emma, and Emma’s best friend Karen to spring her from her Los Angeles nursing home, and all four set out on a wild road trip up the coast to Carmel. This film is a fresh take on the dynamics among three generations of Chinese American women, who embark on a road trip of discovery, understanding, forgiveness, and love. — Eseel Borlasa

CREDITS
Director: Anna Chi
Writer: Donald Martin, Anna Chi, Ella Lee
Producer: Anna Chi, Erica Brady Trotter
Executive Producer: Bob Berney, Jeanne R. Berney, Xiaohong Chen, Douglas Hans Smith, Haiping Huang, Larry Weinberg, Cecilia Hyoun, Donald Martin
Director of Photography: Tony Cutrono
Editor: Cecilia Hyoun
Production Designer: Carol Uraneck
Composer: Kenneth Burgomaster
Sound Designer: Gary Bourgeois, Jared Orlando
Cast: Lisa Lu, Michelle Krusiec, Adrian Pasdar, Eugenia Yuan, Tiffany Wu, Ludi Lin, Brandon Soo Hoo, Sufe Bradshaw, Joseph Tran, Da’Vinchi, Taeho K, Rochelle Ying, Archie Kao, Joely Fisher

Co-presented with Community Partners: Chinese American Museum

Dates & Times
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