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Chan Is Missing

Release Date: April 24th, 1982

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
In this understated comedy from director Wayne Wang, Jo (Wood Moy), a cab driver in San Francisco's Chinatown, and his nephew, Steve (Marc Hayashi), have placed their combined savings into the hands of the shady and mysterious Chan. When this unreliable holder of their funds disappears, Jo and Steve become amateur investigators and attempt to track him down, meeting with resistance -- and plenty of humorous characters and situations -- along the way.

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Genres: Comedy

Distributor: New Yorker Films

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  • The movie has an unforced, affectionate sense of humor about its characters. show more

  • What matters is the affection Wang has for his characters and the portrait of assimilation represented by the characters the amateur sleuths encounter. Whimsical, certainly, but also generous, insightful and funny. show more

  • Chan Is Missing is not only an appreciation of a way of life that few of us know anything about; it's a revelation of a marvelous, completely secure new talent. show more

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