For Izzy

For Izzy

Dede, a photojournalist and recovering addict, moves in next door to Laura, a young woman with autism. As the pair form an unlikely friendship, Dede assembles a documentary, using animation and... More
1h24m USA 2018
Subtitles
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Tags
Lesbian Romance Comedy Coming-of-Age Chinese North-America Movies

Synopsis

Dede, a photojournalist and recovering addict, moves in next door to Laura, a young woman with autism. As the pair form an unlikely friendship, Dede assembles a documentary, using animation and found footage to tell a story of getting sober, of family and friendship, and of love and forgiveness.

"Alex Chu gets major points for addressing tough issues in his first feature film."-Alan Ng, Film Threat

IMDb 8.3 high score, Rotten Tomatoes 100% audience perfect score!

Details

Country
USA
Language
EnglishCantonese
Director
Alex Chu
Cast
Michelle AngJennifer SooElizabeth SungJim Lau
Awards
Frameline Film Festival 2018 - Audience Award for Best Feature, Asian American International Film Festival 2018 - Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature, Seattle Asian American Film Festival 2019 - Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature Film
Review
Chinese-American families not often portrayed in media

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