About the film
martial arts culture clash chinatown tai chi american culture fish out of water new york state generation gap intercultural relationship family home culture shock multigenerational
Release Date: December 07, 1991
|Production Companies||:||Ang Lee Productions, Central Motion Picture Corporation|
|Producers||:||Ang Lee, James Schamus, Ted Hope, Feng-Chyt Jiang, Li-Kong Hsu, Emily Yi-Ming Liu|
|Writers||:||Ang Lee, James Schamus|
Mr. Chu is an elderly widower who teaches tai chi chuan in Beijing. He moves to America to live with his son's family, but finds the cultural adjustment difficult. Since his daughter-in-law is a white woman who does not speak Chinese, Mr. Chu's son, Alex, must mediate.