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Yellow (1997)

Eight friends in Los Angeles spend their last evening together as they face graduation from high school and the onset of their adult lives. One of them gets in unexpected trouble when he ... See full summary »

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Chris Chan Lee

Writer:

Chris Chan Lee
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Chung Michael Chung ... Sin Lee (as Michael Daeho Chung)
Burt Bulos ... Alex
John Cho ... Joey
Jason Tobin ... Yo Yo
Angie Suh Angie Suh ... Grace
Mia Suh Mia Suh ... Teri
Lela Lee ... Janet
Mary Chen Mary Chen ... Mina
Soon-Tek Oh ... Woon Lee
Amy Hill ... Snake Ajima
Charles Rahi Chun ... Aaron (as Charles Chun)
Emily Kuroda ... Mrs. Lee
June Kyoto Lu ... Aunt Omi (as June K. Lu)
Susan Fukuda ... Grace's Mom
Sharon Omi ... Mrs. Park
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Eight friends in Los Angeles spend their last evening together as they face graduation from high school and the onset of their adult lives. One of them gets in unexpected trouble when he loses a large sum of his dad's money. The friends rally together to attempt to raise the money back in one evening in a wild and desperate scavenger hunt. Written by <jagstang@netasia.com>

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Eight teens in Los Angeles have one night they will never forget.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language
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Phaedra / Public Works

Country:

USA

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English | Korean

Release Date:

29 May 1998 (USA) See more »

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Defector Films See more »
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Even for a non asian-american, the film succeeds.
5 June 2002 | by misteracerbicSee all my reviews

Teen angst, Overly expectant parents... It's something that all children and parents experience... Yellow does an excellent job conveying it all....

While the lead character turns in a mediocre performance, The supporting cast shines. Sin's Father turns in an epic performance as the overprotective father who only wants the best for his child, including the morals and drive that he learned along the way. In a very telling scene between Sin's Father and Sin's girlfriend, we learn that Sin's Father is not as evil as he may seem. He is truly trying to provide the absolute best for his child, and have him not see the eons of struggles of life.

Another amazing performance is turned in by Alex, Sin's best friend. A guy who is willing to compromise everything, just for his friend. His emotion is true, and his desperation is apparent. One could only wish for a friend like that...

This is a film that transcends the racial barriers. Yellow is appropriately titled not for the "Racial Overtones" rather that Yellow is the color of cowardice. Sin exhibits this cowardice, courage and desperation in this epic tale of growing up.

8/10.


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