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Tigertail (2020)

PG | | Drama | 10 April 2020 (USA)
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In this multi-generational drama, a Taiwanese factory worker leaves his homeland to seek opportunity in America, where he struggles to find connection while balancing family and newfound responsibilities.

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Alan Yang

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tzi Ma ... Grover
Christine Ko ... Angela
Hong-Chi Lee ... Young Grover
Yo-Hsing Fang Yo-Hsing Fang ... Young Yuan
Fiona Fu ... Zhenzhen
Joan Chen ... Yuan
Kuei-Mei Yang ... Minghua (as Yang Kuei-Mei)
James Saito ... Hank
Hayden Szeto ... Eric
Cindera Che ... Peijing
Muyi Chen ... Chih-Hao (as Mu-Yi Chen)
Zhi-Hao Yang Zhi-Hao Yang ... Child Grover
Hai-Yin Tsai Hai-Yin Tsai ... Child Yuan
Lynn Cheng Lynn Cheng ... Child Angela
Li Li Pang Li Li Pang ... Yunxia

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In this poignant multi-generational drama, Pin-Jui (Hong-Chi Lee) is a free-spirited yet impoverished young Taiwanese factory worker, who makes the difficult decision to leave his homeland - and the woman he loves - behind in order to seek better opportunities in America. But years of monotonous work and an arranged marriage devoid of love or compassion leave an older Pin-Jui (Tzi Ma) a shadow of his former self. Unable to sympathize with his daughter Angela (Christine Ko) and at risk of living out his retirement in solitude, Pin-Jui must reconnect with his past in order to finally build the life he once dreamed of having. Written by Netflix

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Rated PG for some thematic elements, language, smoking and brief sensuality | See all certifications »
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All of the flashback scenes were shot on 16mm film while all the present day scenes were shot on digital. See more »

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Actors accent
12 April 2020 | by kh-66341See all my reviews

This should be a story about Taiwanese immigrants. However, many actors are not Taiwanese and their accent ruins the experience.


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