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Closer to Home
Dean (John Michael Bolger) is tired of wandering around the world as a merchant marine, and is trying to settle down in his hometown of New York City. He is just barely able to keep body and soul together as a part-time taxi driver, and will be out on the streets if his sister succeeds in selling his parent's old apartment to their cousin. Nonetheless, he has a yen to marry a nice Asian girl, and contracts with a mail-order-bride service to marry Dalisay (Madeline Ortaliz), a young Filipina. She has entered into this arrangement because she wants to earn money for her impoverished family… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Excellent cinematography by Irek Hartowicz sets Closer to Home above many similar films as different Filipino environments, from a religious procession to the house of a local godfather, are presented with great respect and care."
‑ Sarah Boslaugh, Playback:stl
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