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Long after their breakup, Chinese American Raymond Ding and Amerasian Aurora Crane struggle to let go. Torn apart by mismatched ideals, meddling friends, and the complexities of racial ... See full summary »

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Long after their breakup, Chinese American Raymond Ding and Amerasian Aurora Crane struggle to let go. Torn apart by mismatched ideals, meddling friends, and the complexities of racial identities, they find other suitable mates but cannot stay away from each other. Written by Qfilms@sbcglobal.net

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In 2006, this film screened as the Opening Night film at the 24th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, the 11th Chicago Asian American Showcase, the 9th Aurora Asian Film Festival, and the 7th DC APA Film Festival. It was also the Closing Night film at the 22nd Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. See more »


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Your Shoes
Composed and Performed by Dan Greenwood
© 2006 Control
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So so music
19 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

I recently saw Americanese at South By Southwest Film Festival and was a little disappointed. The acting is great, but the overall mood is just a little on the cheesy side. The music is a big problem. It's very "mood" heavy and a little ball-less. Kind of a Philip Glass mysteriousness but without any real substance. The effect was that I thought I was watching a soft core porn on Cinemax or something. Charlotte Sometimes, which I loved, had really great music by interesting artists. But the score for Americanese sounds like someone just improvised on an expensive synthesizer. I hope the soundtrack changes.


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