Mulberry Child Reviews

October 4, 2012
Moving between a present-day mother-daughter clash of values and a personal history of life under Mao's regime, her docudrama is an awkward mix.
September 6, 2012
The film's subject matter is epochal, its delivery less so.
September 4, 2012
[Its] poignancy is lessened by its awkward formal devices.
January 19, 2012
There's a universal story here about immigrant parents and children, and how American culture can swamp family traditions, and make parents and children culturally unrecognizable to one another.
September 9, 2012
Sporadically intriguing and poignant, yet meandering and incomplete. It caters more to the heart than to the mind.
September 6, 2012
This documentary about a Chinese mother-daughter relationship veers uncertainly from family drama to an overall survey of Communism's rise and devastating human effect.