Eat a Bowl of Tea Poster

Release Date: September 4th, 1996

DVD Release Date: June 3rd, 2003

PG-13|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Just prior to the end of World War II, a law responsible for halting Chinese immigration to the United States is lifted. Ben Loy, a Chinese-American who has just returned from his tour of duty with the U.S. Army, is encouraged by his relatives to make the most of this situation by visiting China and returning to the United States with a new bride. He eventually finds a spouse, Mei Oi (Cora Miao), but she has problems adjusting to American life, while Ben contends with his overbearing family.

Cast: Cora Miao, Russell Wong, Victor Wong, Lee Sau Kee, Eric Tsiang Chi Wai, Siu-Ming Lau, Hsu Fan, Philip Chan

Director: Wayne Wang

Genres: Romantic comedy, Drama

Keywords: Marriage, Wife, 1940s, Husband, Love, Temptation, Father, Mother, Witty