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Combination Platter (1993)

Not Rated | | Drama | January 1993 (USA)
The story of one man desperately trying to obtain a green card by marrying an American woman.


Tony Chan

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeffrey Lau ... Robert
Coleen O'Brien Coleen O'Brien ... Claire
Chit-Man Chan
Colin Mitchell Colin Mitchell ... Benny
Kenneth Lu Kenneth Lu ... Andy
Thomas K. Hsiung Thomas K. Hsiung ... Mr. Lee
Jia Fu Lin Jia Fu Lin
Ellen Synn Ellen Synn
Nathanel Geng Nathanel Geng
Peter Kwong ... Stanley
Eleonora Kihlberg Eleonora Kihlberg
James DuMont ... James
Lu Yü Lu Yü
Bozhao Wang
Vincent H.H. Kuo Vincent H.H. Kuo


The story of one man desperately trying to obtain a green card by marrying an American woman.

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Not Rated






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January 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hong Kong - New York See more »

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Bluehorse Films See more »
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Very real, very good acting.
22 October 2008 | by Hunky StudSee all my reviews

I didn't plan to write a comment, but there are only 3 so far, and the last one was written in 2006! So it is time for a new one.

This is not a high budget movie. I am a little surprised that the company released this movie on DVD more than 10 years later, however, it is worth it.

It mainly is centered inside of a Chinese restaurant. The good acting compensated for the dark and grainy picture quality. I don't know if the main character really is how he acted in this movie or not, he just made his scenes very believable. Unlike watching the movies that are made in recent years, this movie seems to tell a story that is so far from our ordinary life, yet it is very real to people who have worked at the Chinese restaurants.

There was no conclusion if he will get his green card or not, but everyone who works at that restaurant is just trying to make some money to have a better life.

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