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American Fusion (2005)

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If you thought your family was nuts, wait until you meet this Chinese-American clan! Traditional Grandma tries to rule the roost, but her children and grandchildren have ideas of their own.

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Frank Lin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sylvia Chang ... Yvonne
Esai Morales ... Jose
Collin Chou ... Tony
Lang Yun Lang Yun ... Grandma
Hira Ambrosino ... Juliet
James Chang James Chang ... Steve
Susan Chuang ... Suzy
George Cheung ... Albert
Randall Park ... Josh
Nancy Chen Nancy Chen ... Linda
Tom Wright ... Dr. Lee / Lethal Killah
Cici Lau ... Rose
Pat Morita ... Lao Dong
James Hong ... Dr. Wong
Fabio ... Fabio
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If you thought your family was nuts, wait until you meet this Chinese-American clan! Traditional Grandma tries to rule the roost, but her children and grandchildren have ideas of their own.

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A comedy as diverse as life itself

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and brief drug use
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Country:

USA

Language:

Mandarin | Spanish | English

Release Date:

22 October 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amerikanische Misch See more »

Filming Locations:

Pasadena, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

American Fusion LLC See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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audience pleaser
14 September 2007 | by busch-11See all my reviews

The comment from liuweichun2002 was unfortunate and misinterpreted. This is not a film about demeaning racial stereotypes any more than MY BIG FAT Greek WEDDING was and I don't know of any Greeks who complained about that. FUSION won the audience award at the 2005 Hawaii International Film Festival and was so popular that extra screenings were scheduled. I was there standing in the wings and when it finished I told director Frank Lin that he was going to win the audience award - why? - because the predominantly Asian audience was roaring with laughter throughout. American Fusion IS, like Greek Wedding, a sweet sleeper of a movie that should find a wide audience of any ethnicity. I know I'm going to play it at my theater.


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