Sarah raised in New York visits Malaysia for the first time and learns why her grandfather, Gen and mother, Sophia have not seen each other since she was born and why they care so much about their cultural traditions.
Elders see the younger generations as eyesores because of their overly 'westernised' (wild/ care free) behaviour and poor moral's. Whilst the youngsters on the other hand, have no time for their elders, who to them seem belong in a museum. Sadly, this is a growing global phenomenon. It is the director's intent to tell this tale in a witty, comical manner and in doing so, hoping that this little slice of life will touch the audiences' heart.
Pleasantly emotional but everthing else is bad, bad, bad.
This is a child's drawing of a movie: Sentimental but, objectively, not very good. I'm not sure who the target audience is as this appears to be a children's movie yet the story and subject matter are unlikely to be of interest to any child while the writing, acting, and directing are too juvenile to appeal to adults. Nevertheless, each clunky scene of the movie does convey genuine emotion which may appeal to anyone who appreciates feeling over substance, and for that reason I give this moving a just-passing grade.
Be warned, however, that native English speakers, particularly those from the U.S., may have a hard time tolerating the heavy accent and poor English (Google translated bad) of the main character who is supposed to have been born and raised in New York and it's not until about a half-hour into the movie that she mostly abandons her broken English in favour of Malay and Mandarin.
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