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Fakin' Da Funk (1997)

 -  Comedy  -  18 October 1997 (USA)
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Chinese kid Julian, who was adopted by the black family of Joe and Annabelle Lee and Asian exchange student May-Ling, who is housed with a black family, are trying to adapt to their mostly ... See full summary »

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Joe Lee
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May-Ling
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Julian Lee
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Brandon
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Bill
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Frog
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Perry Lee
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Chinese kid Julian, who was adopted by the black family of Joe and Annabelle Lee and Asian exchange student May-Ling, who is housed with a black family, are trying to adapt to their mostly black neighbourhood of South Central. Written by Anonymous

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Finding your roots in the hood ain't easy.

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Rated R for some language and drug use
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Considered to be the first Asian-Black movie and helped spawn Rush Hour (1998). See more »

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9 August 1999 | by (Virginia Beach,Virginia) – See all my reviews

It's a nice little film with a twist on culture clash. Julian Lee, an Asian raised by African-Americans, happens to be more black than his African American girlfriend from the suburbs. May, a Chinese exchange student, learns that African Americans are not what they appear to be in the movies. Interesting fare.


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