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Beneath the Banyan Tree ()


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After her son is jailed, Mrs. Woo, a matriarch with high expectations, struggles to uphold her family's remaining reputation by parenting her estranged daughter, with whom Woo and her son's two unmanageable teenagers must seek shelter in... See more »

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Jia-Rong Woo
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Ai-Jia Woo
Demi Ke ...
Zheng-Qi
Jiayu Wang ...
Zheng-Yu
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Vance
Ying Xie ...
Mrs. Tsui
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Nathan
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Raymond
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Little Xiao
Tessa Evelyn ...
Jane
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Sarah (as Susan Matus)
Ed You ...
Brian
Stephanie Ma ...
Mrs. Zhang
Jiahui Lang ...
Tourist Lady
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Tourist Lady's Son (the Lawyer)
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Manager
Jason Wang ...
Dr. Zhao
Jamie C.X. Wang ...
Front Desk Girl
Jian Yu ...
Zhong-Jia Woo
Yen-Ting Hsieh ...
Zhong-Jia's Wife
Naomi Hahn ...
Qi (4 year-old)
Chris Y. Li ...
Yu (3 year-old)
Gengru Liu ...
Funny Tourist Guy
Ching Wong ...
Shoping Lady
Harry Gao ...
Shoping Man
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Mrs. Sun
Henny Guerra ...
Mrs. Tsui's Son
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Daughter in-law
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Teacher
Imogen Kirsch ...
Girl A (Bus station)
Albee Zhang ...
Girl B (Bus station)
Yue Wang ...
Waitress
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Pretty girl
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Theia Aiether ...
Travelers
Sam Brandel ...
Student
Zheya Cai ...
Travelers
Ying-Ju Chen ...
Travelers
Yushan Chen ...
Travelers
Yuying Chien ...
Travelers
David R. Crouch II ...
Student
Xinyi Cui ...
Travelers
Jinyi Duan ...
Travelers
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Bryce
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Travelers
Shiyu Hu ...
Travelers
John Huang ...
Travelers
Lani Jae ...
Student
June Yuting Jin ...
Travelers
Zhiwen Jin ...
Travelers
Fu Jinjing ...
Travelers
Josh ...
Travelers
Jack Sheffield Kirsch ...
Student
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Patient
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Travelers (as Tin-Yu Lien)
Sixin Lin ...
Travelers
Walker Liu ...
Travelers
Yingxin Liu ...
Travelers
Zichen Liu ...
Travelers
Kiersten Muse ...
Student
Matthew Rubio ...
Travelers
Lucan Alto Stargiotti ...
Student
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Travelers
Jaik Suri ...
Student
Sana Syed ...
Student
Sarosh Syed ...
Student
Jason Tseng ...
Travelers
Kejia Wang ...
Travelers
Ziyu Wang ...
Travelers
Julien Webb ...
Travelers
Ying Melvina Xie ...
Mrs. Cui
Yueming Zhang ...
Travelers
Changhong Zhou ...
Travelers

Directed by

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Nani Li Yang

Written by

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Nani Li Yang ... (written by)

Produced by

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Troy Chiu ... producer
Harley Haibin Li ... associate producer
Yue Wang ... producer
Tenten Wei ... executive producer
Steve Yandrich ... producing consultant
Nani Li Yang ... producer
Albee Zhang ... line producer
Juefang Zhang ... executive producer
Songxiao Zhao ... associate producer

Music by

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Wei-San Hsu

Cinematography by

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Edwin Beckenbach

Film Editing by

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Mengle Han
Jifu Li ... co-editor

Editorial Department

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Guangwei Du ... assistant editor
Hanqing Sky Ma ... color assistant
Xi Shen ... color manager of operations
Roy Sun ... senior colorist
Bowei Yue ... assistant editor

Production Design by

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Hanrui Wang

Art Direction by

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Fnu Gele

Set Decoration by

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Pier Cheng ... (assistant set decorater)
Chunyu Chu ... (assistant set decorater)
Yuanyuan Xu

Makeup Department

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Joanna Chen ... hair & make up artist
Star Tsai ... hair & make up artist: second unit

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Jingyi Wang ... second assistant director
David Tw Yu ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Jie Song ... property master

Sound Department

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Gaofeng Chai ... sound editor
Xuexiang Chen ... assistant sound editor
Jifu Li ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor: Lerfilm Inc.
Yan Liu ... foley artist
Matt Piper ... production sound mixer
Shiqing Tang ... foley recordist
James Tose ... production sound mixer
Kosma Wang ... production sound recorder: second unit
Tian Zhou ... boom operator
Lulu Zou ... foley artist

Visual Effects by

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Duolin Ge ... visual effects supervisor

Camera and Electrical Department

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Ilya Chegodar ... gaffer
Joseph Cheng ... grip
Troy Chiu ... hand held operator / key grip
Chunyu Chu ... grip
Zach Davis ... Grip: second unit
Ruixi Gao ... first assistant camera
Jeremy Harris ... best boy electric
Yuan Li ... sub assistant camera
Gengru Liu ... second assistant camera
Pohan Lu ... grip / ronin camera operator
Charlie Malcolm ... second assistant camera
Anton Mikhnevich ... electrician
Steven Talens ... best boy grip
Kyle Thor ... electrician
Jaan Kristjan Utno ... electrician
Bingqi Xue ... electrician
Yao Yu ... still photographer

Casting Department

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Yuan Li ... casting assistant
Sophie Yu Liu ... casting assistant
Jaclyn Ann Suri ... students background casting
Xiwen Zhang ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Yang Bai ... stylist

Music Department

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Chih-Cheng Hsu ... recording assistant
Wei-San Hsu ... music editor / score mixer
Yawen Hsu ... musician: cello
Chief Wang ... score mixer

Script and Continuity Department

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Jinghui Jia ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Troy Chiu ... transportation
Chunyu Chu ... transportation

Additional Crew

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Linsay Bouma ... production assistant
Angie Engelbert ... Studio Teacher
Gengru Liu ... production assistant
Lukas Haixiao Lu ... production assistant (as Haixiao Lu)
Zelia Peng ... production assistant
Tianyu Reng ... production assistant
Guoqiang Shen ... production assistant
Xiao Wang ... key production assistant
Yanfei Zhang ... production assistant

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Plot Summary

After her son is jailed, Mrs. Woo, a matriarch with high expectations, struggles to uphold her family's remaining reputation by parenting her estranged daughter, with whom Woo and her son's two unmanageable teenagers must seek shelter in the U.S.

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