Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)

Eat a Bowl of Tea

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Eat a Bowl of Tea is set in New York's Chinatown during the immediate postwar years. After a seeming eternity of separation, Chinese immigrants are finally allowed to bring their spouses to the U.S. thanks to looser immigration laws. Those husbands and wives no longer able to procreate fully expect their own sons to head back to China to seek out new brides. Russell Wong plays Ben Loy, a young man who decides not to marry the bride picked out for him, but a girl of his own choice, Mei Oi (played … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Judith Rascoe
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 3, 2003
Runtime:
Sony Pictures Entertainment

Cast


as Ben Loy

as Mei Oi

as Wah Gay

as Lee Gong

as Bok Fat

as Aunt Gim

as Ah Song

as Aunt Gim

as Lee Gong

as Song, Ah
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Critic Reviews for Eat a Bowl of Tea

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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Though not as witty as Chan Is Missing and not as touching as Dim Sum, Wayne Wang's Eat Bowl of Tea relates a little known story of the Chinese-American community, putting on screen characters seldom seen in mainstream American movies.

Full Review… | July 17, 2009
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Fantastic movie!

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