Gold Fortune (2017)

Inspired by a true crime story. Hoping to build a real life and make his family proud, a young Chinese undocumented immigrant leaves China for Los Angeles to seek legal identity through corrupted asylum fraud.

Director:

Rhyme Lu

Writer:

Rhyme Lu
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Lingbin Qiu ... Yuzhong Chan
Anna Pan ... Shawshaw
Yuwei Lin Yuwei Lin ... Jun (Cousin)
Yen-Ting Hsieh Yen-Ting Hsieh ... Xiaozhen (Cousin's wife)
Michelle Sun ... Journalist
Jizhong Zhang ... Old Yang
Shaoyu Su Shaoyu Su ... Lawyer Ma
Simon Ip Simon Ip ... Mr. Chow
Steve Voldseth ... Asylum Officer
Weidong Li Weidong Li ... Baoshan
Jimei Zhang Jimei Zhang ... Yuzhong's mom
Armando Alvarez Armando Alvarez ... Prison Officer
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Storyline

Inspired by a true crime story. A 25-year-old Chinese young man, Yuzhong Chan has been working in various Chinese restaurant kitchens since he illegally entered the United States in the hope of a better life. As he moves to Los Angeles to seek legal identity through asylum fraud, he meets and falls in love with a waitress at his cousin's restaurant. When Yuzhong receives a phone call from his asylum lawyer that he missed his court hearing, where would the tide of fortune take him to?

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

Mandarin | English

Release Date:

1 December 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$70,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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