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Mail Order Wife (2004)

 -  Comedy  -  February 2005 (USA)
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A documentarian funds an N.Y.C. doorman's East Asian mail-order bride in exchange for the right to film the experience.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Adrian
Roland Uruci ...
Broker
Andrew Gurland ...
Andrew
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Lichi
Deborah Teng ...
Translator
Merritt Janson ...
Merritt
John Salvatore ...
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Dinner Guest
John Gramaglia ...
Editor
Paul Thornton ...
Curt
Oro Benzriheim ...
Oro
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Himself
Sam Lisenco ...
Skater (as Samuel Lisenco)
Dan Johnson ...
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Storyline

A documentarian funds a NYC doorman's Asian mail order bride in exchange for the right to film the experience. But when Lichi arrives in America, she finds herself married to a recluse with a penchant for sadistic sexual role-playing. Objectivity flies out the window when she and the filmmaker become involved. Twists and turns are plentiful in this tragi-comic love triangle where all is not what it seems. Written by Hypnotic

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Rated R for language and some disturbing sexual material | See all certifications »
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February 2005 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,710 (USA) (15 April 2005)

Gross:

$62,387 (USA) (12 August 2005)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Eugenia Yuan's character name "Lichi" is actually her Chinese name in real-life. See more »

Goofs

Lichi is clearly speaking Chinese. It's unlikely that a woman from Burma (Myanmar) would speak Chinese as her first language. See more »

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Pica Pica
Performed by Mangana
Written by Edith Mesch
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Published by Big Tiger Music (BMI)
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User Reviews

 
You guys do know this movie is a MOCK-umentary, right?
6 June 2009 | by (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

I've read some comments here that seem to suggest the authors thought this movie was a documentary. But it isn't. It's a brazen, ballsy comedy DISGUISED as a documentary.

I found this movie to be outrageously, wickedly funny and in the vein of the TV series "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia." Also, it has an unexpected amount of intelligence in its statements about American life versus life in the rest of the world, relationships, sex, and love(or lack thereof).

Beware all those who are easily offended: This movie is NOT for you. For those of you who like your comedy darker than a cup of black coffee, enjoy!


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