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White on Rice (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 17 March 2009 (USA)
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Forty-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko,... See full summary »

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Jimmy
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Aiko
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Tak
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Ramona
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Tim Kim (as James Kyson-Lee)
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Bob
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Professor Berk
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Mary
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Betty
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Waiter (as David Christenson)
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Nathan
Kayako Takatsuna ...
Shiho
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Stephens
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Susan
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Muramoto (voice)
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Forty-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko, and dodges the wrath of his impatient brother-in-law Tak. He thinks that if only he could get married all his problems would be solved. But when he falls head over heels for Tak's niece things only go from bad to worse. Written by white on rice

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Rated PG-13 for some violent images and sex-related humor

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$8,079 (USA) (11 September 2009)

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$68,410 (USA) (5 March 2010)
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Professor Berk: You're solid as a rock. I'm sure you'll land on your feet.
Jimmy: Yes, like a cat. But then I'll break my legs.
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Very interesting, very honest and very moving..
31 October 2010 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

A remarkable movie about yet another piece of the American mosaic yet it really reminds the viewer of himself and the people in his life.

"White on Rice" strikes a perfect balance between the interesting and attracting side of cinema and the honest and realistic one.

Clean and esthetically made comedy that captures the simple thrills of ordinary peoples lives.

Light and fun to watch but also makes you think afterward.

It's these combinations that make this movie so worth watching, the current low score it has is unjustified.

If you're open minded and unaffected by stereotypes you will really enjoy this movie. Warmly recommended, Eitan


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