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Red Doors (2005)

R  |   |  Drama  |  8 September 2006 (USA)
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The Wongs struggle to cope with life, love, and family dysfunction in the suburbs of New York.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ed Wong
Samantha Wong
Julie Wong
May-Li Wong
Katie Wong
Mia Scarlett
Stephen Rowe ...
Dr. Levy
Mao Zhao ...
Master Shen
Reception Nurse
Dance Instructor


Red Doors tells the story of the Wongs, a bizarrely dysfunctional Chinese-American family living in the New York suburbs. Ed Wong has just retired and plots to escape his mundane life. However, the tumultuous, madcap lives of his three rebellious daughters change his plans. The eldest daughter, Samantha, is an ambitious businesswoman in Manhattan who suddenly gets cold feet about her upcoming marriage when she runs into an old high school flame. Julie, the shy middle sister, finds her life as a studious medical student turned upside down when she falls for a movie starlet visiting the hospital. Katie, the youngest sister, is a disaffected high school senior who engages in a continually escalating and dangerous prank war with her longtime neighbor and nemesis, Simon. Ultimately, Ed's disappearance compels each daughter to examine her own understanding of the role and connection she has to the family. At the same time, the Wongs learn to live their own lives outside the invisible fences... Written by Blanc de Chine

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Red doors bring good luck. The Wongs need all they can get.






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The film was shot in 23 days, 10 of which were at the director's parents' house in Waterford, Connecticut. Other locations included the Chuang Yen Monastery in Carmel, New York, Dwight-Englewood School in New Jersey, Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London, CT, and various apartments and bars around Manhattan. See more »


Julie Wong: I'm so sorry.
Mia Scarlett: It's fine.
Julie Wong: You know what I'll get you a new one.
Mia Scarlett: It's fine, it's fine, it's fine.
[as she leans in for a kiss]
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Lovely and light movie
17 July 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The story of a Chinese-American family experiencing transition. The father retires, the three daughters make changes in their lives, and the entire family begins to discover their true selves and what truly matters - family and love.

Some of the descriptions call this family bizarrely dysfunctional - but really there is nothing outlandish or extremely unusual going on. Just people finding their way.

The dinner scenes made me wish I was there - so much yummy food prepared lovingly by a caring mother. People from large families that eat together in a traditional way might take it for granted. But those of us whose families never sat and ate together, long for that kind of togetherness (and home-cooked food).

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